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.
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Scott Shepherd had the lead role in a play where he read every single word of the Great Gatsby on stage. Without intending to, he memorized each of the book's 50,000 words.
An eerie coincidence captured on film.
Writer Ann Hood tells Dick about her Italian-American family’s rowdy Thanksgiving dinners.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
How a mother tracked down the man who sold her son the heroin that killed him.
Andrew Hyde describes choosing to give away almost all his possessions and to travel.
Dick speaks with Kurt Skarjune, a retired officer, and Lee Guelff, the brother of a slain officer, about banning mail-order sales of body armor to convicted felons.
Katie Davis has vivid memories of a particular Washinton, DC corner store.
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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