The Little Prince turns 70 this year. Anna Lee tells her story of searching in Nigeria for the Baobab tree, hoping it would be as powerful in real life as In Antoine Saint-Exupery's tale.
"Song For The Painter" by Lost In The Trees
Studs Terkel spoke with the legendary dancer Dame Margot Fonteyn.
Writer Charlie Thompson tells the story of the Franklin County, Va., great moonshine conspiracy of 1935.
Bobby Rush talks about inspiration for his music.
James Brabazon reads a short essay about a photograph his friend Tim Hetherington did not take.
A visit to a competition among American Singer Canaries.
A friend of Doc Watson’s talks about hanging out with the late country star.
A song from a recently released Louis Armstrong track.
Dick speaks with Toby and Itzhak Perlman about their marriage of 45 years, and how they met at music camp.
West Point professor Elizabeth Samet returns to The Story, this time to talk about Walt Whitman and the time Whitman spent witnessing the effect of fighting on soldiers in the Civil War.
Austin-based singer-songwriter Betty Soo has been making a name for herself in music circles. On her latest album, she performs with a number of other independent musicians in an ad-hoc group called Slide to Freedom.
Deb Barry of Save The Children has been working in one of the refugee camps for Syrians, in Erbil, Iraq.
The 1800s composition “Vexations,” by Erik Satie, comes with a cryptic instruction to perform the piece 840 times in a row. Many thought that it couldn’t be done.
Christian Boer created a font that is more readable for those with dyslexia.
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