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.
Thoughts on working from a paperboy, and a waitress in interviews by Studs Terkel.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
Dick and producer Phoebe Judge share some listeners’ letters that came to The Story after an interview with a mail carrier and a man who visits post offices.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Guest host Sean Cole explores the past as captured by Google's Street View images.
We hear from Radio Rookies reporter Kaddeem Wright as he tries to figure out why he is so unmotivated about school and his future.
Darren Julien, the Indiana cattle farmer who now auctions celebrities’ memorabilia around the world.
Gustav Hofer and his partner Luca Ragazzi travel around Italy deciding whether to love it, or leave it.
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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