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.
Studs Terkel interviews Eudora Welty
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
Dick speaks to Nick Berry, a bike messenger in Manhattan, shortly after the storm.
Shi Leach skipped classes and blew off work, but guidance at a North Carolina university helped him flourish.
A conversation with Evan Kalish, who after college set out to travel the country and see as many post offices as he could.
Dr. David Wahl, begins to piece together his family history.
Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15.
Producer Roman Mars explores the idea of an innovative monument to free speech that is both abstract and able to rile people up.
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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