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.
Knife maker Joel Bukiewicz on shaping the steel and his passion for his shop, Cut Brooklyn.
Joe Richman of Radio Diaries captures a time when the idea of a woman in political office - especially in the White House - was a joke.
92-year old harpist Mary Bartlett brings her instrument to the studio.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
Listeners comment on an interview with a woman who accompanies terminally ill people as they self administer a drug to end their lives.
Gabriel Cohen, a crime novelist, talks about the time he unknowingly moved into an apartment where a murder had been committed.
We hear an audio experience from Producer Roman Mars as he uses the mind-twisting RJDJ iPhone application.
Producer Phoebe Judge visits Northern India’s Ganges River, where people bathe and pray and lines pour out sewage every day.
Katie Davis has vivid memories of a particular Washinton, DC corner store.
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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