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.
Thoughts on working from a paperboy, and a waitress in interviews by Studs Terkel.
Jake Warga talks to tourists and immigrants who have landed in Detroit, and see the troubled city as the epicenter of rebirth in America.
Eric Glatt secured a glamorous Hollywood internship, worked for free, and ended up suing the company.
A former vegan on why he started hunting deer for his sustenance.
How a woman discovered a man living in her attic.
Writer and regular contributor Ann Hood tells how she, a life-long Democrat, met her husband, a Republican.
Deardra Green-Campbell was searching the internet for information on her great, great, great grandmother and found a house where her distant relative had lived as a slave.
A Kenyan community that fights drought by literally walking the other way.
Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian took photos, filmed, and interviewed inmates at length in Texas’ death row in 1979. Their documentary and book are being re-issued this month.
Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15.
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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