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.
As The Story celebrates the work of oral historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel, Dick interviews a woman who was laid off and found herself offered a job as captain of a river ferry.
One NYC subway driver copes with hitting people who jump or fall on to the tracks.
After his job was eliminated, Dominick Brocato spent two years looking for work.
Stories of perfect hills covered in snow and ice and sledding all the way down.
Writer Ann Hood tells Dick about her Italian-American family’s rowdy Thanksgiving dinners.
Dick speaks to Nick Berry, a bike messenger in Manhattan, shortly after the storm.
In high school, Mike Baab worked as an undercover liquor operative for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Brad Tobin, a teacher from the closest high school to the shooting in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater last month, talks about helping students cope with trauma.
Phil Connors has been fire spotting on the edge of the Gila National Forest since 2002, he tells us about the summer's mega-fires.
Cathy N. Davidson, of Duke University, on why distraction is a good thing.
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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