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
More from the series “Searching for Change”. Today, a South African Judge on being a part of the resistance to apartheid.
Anna Jones is usually stuck in a long commute in California. Recently she took to the skies – and had a dream commute by plane.
Dick speaks with two women: one Palestinian and one Israeli. Plus, Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Andrea Lee Torres wrestles with her parents' decision to not teach her their native language.
Sound designer Steve Boeddeker shares some of his techniques for enhancing horror films.
Andrew Hyde describes choosing to give away almost all his possessions and to travel.
Dick sits down with Doc Hendley, of the group Wine to Water, and talks about his transition from bartending in North Carolina to working to bring clean water to people in Darfur.
A woman’s quest for a sperm donor so she can have her much hoped-for child.
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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