Umpire Perry Barber worked the bases at many major league spring training games, but she won't be behind the plate for the regular season match ups. No woman ever has. Also in this episode, Jim Trelease has dinner with Dear Abby.
Rose Maura Lorre was kidnapped in 1982 in New Jersey. She was seven years old. While many kidnapping survivors aren't able to tell their stories, Rose says she told her story a lot. Too much, she says.
Residents of Moore, Oklahoma are still sorting through the pieces of their lives after a tornado tore through town killing 24 people. Abby Wendle and Sarah Geis bring us an audio portrait of two of the hardest-hit spots: The Plaza Towers Elementary School, and the Warren Theater.
Jimmy Grashow first saw Rome’s Trevi Fountain in the mid-sixties, when he studied in Italy as a young sculptor. The fountain was originally designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, and his marble horses and gods of the sea tower 85 feet above the crowds of tourists. Grashow has recreated the massive fountain…in cardboard. His work is the subject of the documentary, The Cardboard Bernini.