One day during the minor leagues in 1987, you could’ve used the ball to make French fries. Instead, the players made some minor history.
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.
Gabriel Cohen, a crime novelist, talks about the time he unknowingly moved into an apartment where a murder had been committed.
Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison.
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.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “The Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
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