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
Knife maker Joel Bukiewicz on shaping the steel and his passion for his shop, Cut Brooklyn.
We hear the story of Fanny Hensel, sister of composer Felix Mendelssohn, and the music she created and was not credited for.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Eric Winickbrings us the voices of a mother and daughter, born 40 years apart.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
How a college professor from Southern California developed a relationship with the transnational criminal organization MS-13.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
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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