Producer Adam Kampe takes us inside the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to play checkers.
"Jumpin at the Woodside" by Count Basie
Community organizer Lateefah Simon on how to make change in life and community
Ever wonder who writes those moving remembrances in the newspaper obituary section?
Robert MacFarlane talks about walking the world's ancient paths.
Bridgette Lacy lost her government job and created a new career for herself.
The owner of a grocery store gives his store to the employees.
Scientist John Priscu talks about his trip to drill into a subglacial lake in Antarctica.
A poem by author Naomi Shihab Nye.
MIT professor and inventor Deb Roy set up cameras and microphones in his house to record the first years of his son’s life. He’s applying what he learned in political advertising.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to Amanda Bennett about the cost of cancer treatment for her husband Terence Bryan Foley.
When other kids were out riding bikes, Anthony Mangieri was in his grandmother’s kitchen experimenting with ancient dough leavening methods. Now he makes some of the best pizzas in the country.
How one woman stopped being a ring girl, and started treating the wounds of boxers.
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