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 R. Buckminster Fuller
Brian Banks was falsely accused of rape, lost a shot at college, spent five years in prison – then heard from his accuser, who admitted to lying.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
How a woman discovered a man living in her attic.
The podcast 99% Invisible invites producer Starlee Kine to unravel the birth of an idea.
Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski.
Mary Wykstra, a cheetah researcher, talks to Dick about how Kenyan cheetahs have adapted to encroaching human settlement and how farmers are learning to protect their livestock from them.
Cathy N. Davidson, of Duke University, on why distraction is a good thing.
Ben Manter began fermenting hard apple cider and selling it in kegs under the label Downeast Cider House.
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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