Producer Adam Kampe takes us inside the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
"Jumpin at the Woodside" by Count Basie
Studs Terkel interviews Mahalia Jackson
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.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
When Juliane Koepcke’s airplane disintegrated in the air, she fell 10,000-feet to the ground - then spent ten days in the rainforest, looking for help.
Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski.
A Kuwati woman whose art show depicted Arab men drinking, smoking and playing cards – and got shut down.
Scott Haren and Ben Harris met in a support group for people with Lou Gehrig's disease. They speak together: Scott speaks the words of his friend Ben, who types them onto a computer because he no longer can speak.
Dick speaks with Ian Heigh who is in charge of painting the bridge he calls "The Chunky Lady."
Dick speaks to Beth Howard about her long career making pies.
When other kids were out riding bikes, Anthony Mangieri was in his grandmother’s kitchen experimenting with ancient dough leavening methods. Now he makes some of the best pizzas in the country.
How one woman stopped being a ring girl, and started treating the wounds of boxers.
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