We think our feet are always on solid ground, but in Florida it's more like Swiss cheese. Dick speaks to Casey McKinlay, who, along with his diving partner Jarrod Jablonski, pulled off a 21-hour dive through underwater caves that connect sinkholes.
Climb up 130 feet into the crown of a rainforest tree in New Guinea and wait. And wait. Wildlife photographer Tim Laman tells Dick about his journey to photograph every species of the Birds of Paradise. It took him 8 years and 18 expeditions to do it, and there are still a few he was not able to capture. The feathers and colors are hard to believe.
A southern girl moves to New York City, becomes a chef, and swears she’ll never look back. But now Vivian Howard is home in rural North Carolina, making southern staples fancy at her restaurant Chef and the Farmer. A new PBS series tells her story.
Robert Hinton grew up near an old mansion off a highway in Raleigh, N.C. - never knowing that his own ancestors had once been slaves there. Godfrey Cheshire's ancestors were the slave owners - and he grew up playing games in the spooky old house. A few years ago, the two men came together after Godfrey learned that the house was going to be moved to a different location.Also, another in our series of listener stories about when politics became personal.
Back in the 70s, Wayne Goldman designed and built an electric car that he drove for years. It was perfect for city driving reaching a top speed of 45 mph. Consumers never got into it, and Wayne says that remains the problem today. Also on the show: running away and joining the circus.