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
The actor Daniel Trigg reads from the classic Studs Terkel book, “Working”.
A look behind the scenes in the hotel industry.
Deborah Troutman laid off her husband.
A woman whose life was saved by a penguin.
Producer Phoebe Judge speaks with the editor of the Amish Cook’s newspaper column.
We hear an audio experience from Producer Roman Mars as he uses the mind-twisting RJDJ iPhone application.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Carter Niemeyer has wrestled with wolves to relocate them and examined the scenes of livestock kills to determine if wolves were responsible. He is a wolfer.
Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs. After she was shot, her father prepared to take revenge - and her perspective on violence changed.
Dick talks with a former officer of a cruise ship, Jay Herrin, who has been on board when a ship has run aground, as well as sailed through a hurricane.
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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