Writer Jo Ann Beard reads an essay from her book “The Boys of My Youth” about a young girl who has to spend the evening on a screened in porch while her whole family is out for a summer night.
"Black Sands" by Bonobo
Continuing The Story’s celebration of Studs Terkel, Dick sits down with U.S.-born dancer Keenan Kampa and speaks about the process of finding a place in the dance company, and the history of the stage.
Phoebe Judge retraces a 50-year-old murder spree with photographer Christian Patterson.
Don McLean, Bob Dylan and Ani DiFranco speak from a coffee house in Saratoga Springs, NY.
One night in Plano, Texas, bowler Bill Fong was close to hitting three perfect games in a row.
We hear traditional oud playing and singing from Saadoun Al-Bayati.
Martin Espada reads his poem.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
French composer Stephane Wrembel on his hero, Django Reinhardt.
Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums.
Biologist Lynn Rogers has been putting radio collars on bears and feeding them for years in Ely, Minn. Now, town residents are trying to get the license for his scientific project revoked.
Booker T. Jones on the rules of the organ, the day he first stepped into Satellite Records, and just how “Green Onions” got on the radio.
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