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.
Studs Terkel interviews Mahalia Jackson
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.
Talking doctors through complex emergencies, via Skype.
Roman Mars and 99% Invisiblebring us a story of distance -- near and far-- on the highway.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski.
A Kuwati woman whose art show depicted Arab men drinking, smoking and playing cards – and got shut down.
Scott Haren and Ben Harris met in a support group for people with Lou Gehrig's disease. They speak together: Scott speaks the words of his friend Ben, who types them onto a computer because he no longer can speak.
Dick speaks with Ian Heigh who is in charge of painting the bridge he calls "The Chunky Lady."
Dick speaks to Beth Howard about her long career making pies.
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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