Dick Gordon speaks to Francois Rolland, a 2012 MacArthur Genius Award winner, about making bows for violin, viola and cello in his studio.
Several selections from Anne-Sophie Mutter's music including Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 108 II. Adiago and Tango Song and Dance by Andre Previn and Anne-Sophie Mutter
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
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.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
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.
Collecting Middle Eastern lullabies.
Writer Jon Carroll talks with his daughter about her passion for the trapeze - while she's up in the air.
A sculptor recreates Rome’s Trevi Fountain - in cardboard.
Guest host Sean Cole sits down with Brooke Gladstone, host of NPR's On The Media, to figure out what was true and not true on social media after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Jim Behrle reads his poem from the anthology The Blind See Only This World
Nick Flynn, a poet and writer who grew up in and around Boston, reads a poem about the Boston Marathon.
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