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 Eudora Welty
Brian Banks was falsely accused of rape, lost a shot at college, spent five years in prison – then heard from his accuser, who admitted to lying.
One career that doesn't change with the times: Riverboat Chaplain.
An eerie coincidence captured on film.
Mayan activist Cristina Coc tells about growing up with the Mayan calendar.
Producer Katie Davis then tells the story of a lowly speed hump on her childhood street in Washington D.C.
How a mother tracked down the man who sold her son the heroin that killed him.
Producer Zak Rosen goes on a mail run with a boat that delivers mail on the Great Lakes – and has a zip code of its own.
Peter Tangen, an action movie photographer in Hollywood, turned his attention to the many real life superheroes in our midst.
Dick speaks with Andrea Morales, a photographer who captured the lives of young people in a small town of Ohio.
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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