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
During The Story’s second day of the series, “Studs at 100”. Dick speaks with labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski about driving Terkel around the steel mills of Chicago’s South Side
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Bridgette Lacy lost her government job and created a new career for herself.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
The story of a 90-year-old man and 67-year-old woman who just married.
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.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
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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