The story of two teenagers in a small North Korean town from Barbara Demick’s book Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by writer Barbara Demick. Actor Daniel Trigg reads.
"Plasticities" by Andrew Bird
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
At Capitol Pool Checkers Club each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
Harmonica artist Howard Levy takes us to the finish line of this political year.
Writer Krista Bremer tells the story of her 11-year-old daughter Aliya's first rock concert.
Poet Nikki Finney reads her poem about a lightning storm.
Sharon Olds reads her poem about her mother picking crabs for the family.
The Story ends the four-day series with a short musical about Studs.
A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
Dick explores traditional plena music with saxophonist Miguel Zenon, who has been hearing and playing it his whole life.
Sokeel Park of the U.S.-based NGO Liberty in North Korea talks to host Dick Gordon about how young North Koreans use illegal cell phones to get outside information and how security has been tightened in the country.
The story of the Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong and how it grew in an organic way.
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