Producer Katie Davis takes a group of Washington D.C. kids on a walk a block from their city neighborhood. They see things they’d never seen before and at first hate the hike and then create myths about it.
Malcolm Brady, former assistant director of the ATF, tells host Dick Gordon about the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and how they dug into the rubble to get the frame of the van that carried the explosives - and identify who put it there.
Tara Bellando’s summer job gave her an unforgettable chance to “be” a Kennedy for a day. Tara was working as a maid at an inn, when she got the word that a Kennedy wedding was happening on the premises. Soon Tara wrangled a way through the gates as a guest.
When Dick was living in India, he remembers the system that delivered water to tanks on the roof, which then sent pressurized water down into the home. It's the same in New York. Producer Joe Richman of Radio Diaries gets up on the roof and talks with the men who build and repair those tanks, now a classic part of the skyline.