We honor a former guest, Lindy Linenberger, who survived the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. Lindy died this past summer at the age of 88.
Elmer "Lindy" Linenberger saw a lot of hard times as a kid. He lived through the Dust Bowl years in Kansas. Also in this episode, Amber Dawn tells the story of a stranger living in her crawl space.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
Pearl Harbor, remembered.
Jake Warga talks to tourists and immigrants who have landed in Detroit, and see the troubled city as the epicenter of rebirth in America.
Deborah Troutman laid off her husband.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
An out-of-work actress takes a short-term job as a chauffeur for the Saudi Royal Family, and struggles to please the world's richest princesses.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
When Juliane Koepcke’s airplane disintegrated in the air, she fell 10,000-feet to the ground - then spent ten days in the rainforest, looking for help.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
James Holzrichter became a reluctant whistleblower after finding evidence of misconduct by his employer, Northrop Grumman. He became a pariah in his field, and eventually found himself unemployed and homeless.
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