Pop star Rita Jahanforuz was born in Iran and grew up hearing the music. Her Jewish family moved to Israel and she learned another language and culture. It is blended now in her new album "My Joys."
Roman Mars explores the idea of an innovative monument to free speech
Phoebe Judge retraces a 50-year-old murder spree with photographer Christian Patterson.
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.
The Indian Police Service’s first female officer, Kiran Bedi, talks about violence against women when she was growing up, and says the police have recently let things slip.
Chloe Doutre-Roussel is a world-renowned chocolate taster.
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