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
One of Martin Luther King’s close side aides at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Dorothy Cotton speaks in this series “Searching for Change. ”
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
PhotographerGeorge Steinmetz has found a way to fly and glide above deserts and vast wild spaces to photograph the landscapes.
Javorn Drummond was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
Listeners comment on an interview with a woman who accompanies terminally ill people as they self administer a drug to end their lives.
Edward Boatman started designing symbols to use in his presentations at work, and soon his library grew to hundreds of icons.
Kevin Chroust went to Pamplona, Spain this month for the San Fermín festival when bulls run the streets.
David Rees schools Dick in the fine art of sharpening a pencil.
Today, Dick speaks to a 13-year-old Palestinian who grew up in East Jerusalem, and an Israeli settler to explore their relationship to the soil they share.
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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