We hear from Basque sheepherders about their cooking traditions that came from their work out west, including burying a Dutch oven in the ground and stewing lamb. This portrait comes from the Kitchen Sisters.
Host Dick Gordon visits the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and finds piles of books, letters from other writers of her time, and a type writer.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
Bobby Rush talks about inspiration for his music.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
A friend of Doc Watson’s talks about hanging out with the late country star.
A song from a recently released Louis Armstrong track.
Dick speaks with Toby and Itzhak Perlman about their marriage of 45 years, and how they met at music camp.
West Point professor Elizabeth Samet returns to The Story, this time to talk about Walt Whitman and the time Whitman spent witnessing the effect of fighting on soldiers in the Civil War.
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, who was inside the Vatican in 2005, describes the process of deciding who would become the new pope.
A conversation with an Irish priest who came out as gay after he made his vows to the Catholic Church.
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