Gregory Porter sings and scats talking to Phoebe Judge about being his mother's "songster" and being told he sounded like Nat King Cole as a boy. That inspired him to keep singing.
Roman Mars explores the idea of an innovative monument to free speech
One night in Plano, Texas, bowler Bill Fong was close to hitting three perfect games in a row.
Martin Espada reads his poem.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
Robert Battle wore leg braces as a child, and now is director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. He calls his work a way to "testify."
We listen in to the poetic quoting that Carol Muske-Dukes was taught by her mother.
The New York literary scene was wowed a couple of weeks ago when poet Nikky Finney accepted a National Book Award for her book, "Head Off & Split".
Zofia Abramowicz, a Polish Catholic, was taken to Auschwitz during World War II, wrote poetry and buried it in the camp. Sean Cole talks to the keeper of these poems, Cherie Braun.
After author Saul Bellow’s death in 2005, his son Greg began to understand how conflicted his father had become and the toll writing had taken on him.
Dick puts a call into McMurdo Station to talk with one of the U.S. scientists on an expedition to drill into a frozen lake to find out what is underneath.
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