Guest host Phoebe Judge speaks with Robert MacFarlane about walking the world's ancient paths in Britain, Scotland and China. Learn more about his travels on foot in his new book, "The Old Ways."
Robert Macfarlane learns from his long walks. In this reading from his latest book, The Old Ways, he sees footsteps from thousands and thousands of years ago.
During The Story’s second day of the series, “Studs at 100”. Dick speaks with labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski about driving Terkel around the steel mills of Chicago’s South Side
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.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
Author Lois Lowry talks on her classic novel The Giver.
High-tech archivist Mike Toth, a real life Indiana Jones, tells Dick how he helped monks in Egypt.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
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.
A fictional short story about two girls who are attacked by an alligator. Read by Elizabeth Crane and produced by the Dime Stories series.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz on the project that saved her. She calls it “Pilgrimage.”
When an advocacy group offered prison inmates in solitary cells to take photos and send them to them, the requests they got were remarkable.
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