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.
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
Dick speaks with two women: one Palestinian and one Israeli. Plus, Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Andrea Lee Torres wrestles with her parents' decision to not teach her their native language.
Sound designer Steve Boeddeker shares some of his techniques for enhancing horror films.
Andrew Hyde describes choosing to give away almost all his possessions and to travel.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
A woman’s quest for a sperm donor so she can have her much hoped-for child.
When pirates kidnapped Capt. Richard Phillips, Alison Kosakowski was sent to Vermont to help his family cope with the media. She fell for the family, for Vermont and for a local farmer.
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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