Joe Richman of Radio Diaries captures a time when the idea of a woman in political office - especially in the White House - was a joke. He tells the story of comedian Gracie Allen and her run for office in 1940.
The actor Daniel Trigg reads from the classic Studs Terkel book, “Working”.
Jake Warga talks to tourists and immigrants who have landed in Detroit, and see the troubled city as the epicenter of rebirth in America.
Eric Glatt secured a glamorous Hollywood internship, worked for free, and ended up suing the company.
Kayaking and walking on Ellesmere Island, a rugged land of towering mountains, vast ice fields, and a deeply indented coastline.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
How a woman discovered a man living in her attic.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Marcia Aldrich about her exploration of a friend’s suicide, in her book Companion to an Untold Story.
Deardra Green-Campbell was searching the internet for information on her great, great, great grandmother and found a house where her distant relative had lived as a slave.
A Kenyan community that fights drought by literally walking the other way.
Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian took photos, filmed, and interviewed inmates at length in Texas’ death row in 1979. Their documentary and book are being re-issued this month.
In this edition of our series Gun Stories, Dick speaks with Larry Mullens, who was fired from his paper mill job in Oklahoma because he kept a pistol in his locked truck in the parking lot.
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
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