Alan Smith spent 14 years teaching philosophy and literature to violent criminals in a prison in England until he realized he was changing, slowly "becoming more of the prison than I wanted to be," and had to walk away.
"White Electric" by Battles; "Four Pieces for Piano, Violin and Cello" by the Catherine Wilson Trio
We hear from Tim de Christopher, who is known as a monkey wrencher for disrupting a federal auction on oil leases. Contributor Alex Chadwick shares a journey with Tim along a Utah River
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
One NYC subway driver copes with hitting people who jump or fall on to the tracks.
British farmer David Cundall has spent the past 17 years searching for buried spitfire airplanes.
Someone's in the kitchen with mama ... a story from the Kitchen Sisters, Nikki Silva and Davia Nelson.
A beloved actor faces deportation.
Burmese activist Nay Phone Latt tells Dick about the four years he spent in prison and the new country he found when he got out.
Producer Phoebe Judge visits Northern India’s Ganges River, where people bathe and pray and lines pour out sewage every day.
Katie Davis has vivid memories of a particular Washinton, DC corner store.
A conversation between Dr. Richard Collins and his grandson about listening to a patient. Produced by StoryCorps.
The original Teenage Diary of Frankie Lewchuck, who had to become the man of the house when his dad almost went away for good.
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