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.
Archival audio: Dick Gordon interviews Studs Terkel
Starlee Kine and Roman Mars dig underneath what goes into the germination of an idea.
92-year old harpist Mary Bartlett brings her instrument to the studio.
For 31 years, photographer Marc Asnin turned his camera on his Uncle Charlie.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
How the principal who started a democratic school got voted out.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
A conversation with Evan Kalish, who after college set out to travel the country and see as many post offices as he could.
An audio portrait of a man and his insomnia – at all hours. Produced by Matt Swenson.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
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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