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
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
Guest host Sean Cole goes to see his mother, Pat Clark, to find out why she did not give him the rifle left to him by his grandfather.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, 'Not Working,' introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
Most kids like pizza, but when Anthony Mangieri was a boy he became obsessed.
The Final Exit Network says mentally competent adults have a basic human right to end their lives. Dick Gordon talks with one of the group's guides, Fran Schindler, about her own serious illness and decision to participate.
How producer Carol Jackson found a stolen painting in Japan.
Producer Jake Warga decides to travel by train and bus through the West Coast, and take his tape recorder with him.
Travelers often like keeping accounts of their journeys.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to an Evangelical whose world was turned upside down when her 37-year-old daughter told her she was gay.
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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