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 The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
Texas BBQ man Clyde Biggins talks about slow roasting in brisket – even in prison.
A longtime environmental activist ripped up genetically modified crops, but now he eats them.
Sound designer Steve Boeddeker shares some of his techniques for enhancing horror films.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Marcia Aldrich about her exploration of a friend’s suicide, in her book Companion to an Untold Story.
A fictional short story about two girls who are attacked by an alligator. Read by Elizabeth Crane and produced by the Dime Stories series.
Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir.
Nate Kalichman, 90, and Paula Givan, 67, got married this summer. They talk to Dick about finding love late in life, and making plans for the future.
A Washington D.C.’s woman unkempt house and how it kept her neighbors in an uproar.
Adventurer Jon Turk talks to Dick about a trip he took last summer to the Canadian Arctic.
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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