In a room across from Carnegie Hall, the exuberant young piano phenom Lang Lang demonstrates how he approaches a Brahms Intermezzo -- and wonders whether youth or experience makes the better musician.
Schumann Abegg-Variations performed by Lang Lang
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Host Dick Gordon visits the home of Pulitzer Prize winner Eudora Welty and finds piles of books, letters from other writers of her time, and a type writer.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
We hear from writer John Irving who also knows his way around a good wrestling move.
West Point professor Elizabeth Samet returns to The Story, this time to talk about Walt Whitman and the time Whitman spent witnessing the effect of fighting on soldiers in the Civil War.
Collecting Middle Eastern lullabies.
Writer Jon Carroll talks with his daughter about her passion for the trapeze - while she's up in the air.
A sculptor recreates Rome’s Trevi Fountain - in cardboard.
She uses just the one name, but don’t be fooled by that brevity. Dessa, a rapper from Minneapolis, has earned a following with her song-writing skills and her work with the hip hop collective Doomtree.
In 1973, the American war against communism in Laos ended, leaving their Hmong allies behind.
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