We hear excerpts of original interviews from Working: Fourteen-year-old paper boy Terry Pickens talking about collecting from customers and waitress Dolores Dante has her say on tips. Thanks to the Chicago History Museum.
“L'amour est un Oiseau Rebelle” by Maria Callas
Arun Ghandi, grandson of Mahatma Ghandi, on how to make change in life.
Jordan Fletcher tells the story of a community activist who sparks a firestorm after challenging the status quo in a small town
PhotographerGeorge Steinmetz has found a way to fly and glide above deserts and vast wild spaces to photograph the landscapes.
Javorn Drummond was working in a North Carolina pork slaughterhouse when he heard about a job as a contractor in Afghanistan.
A reading from Allan Gurganus.
Listeners comment on an interview with a woman who accompanies terminally ill people as they self administer a drug to end their lives.
Gabriel Cohen, a crime novelist, talks about the time he unknowingly moved into an apartment where a murder had been committed.
Ray Materson tells the story of how he began to embroider tiny images while he was serving a robbery sentence in prison.
Edward Boatman started designing symbols to use in his presentations at work, and soon his library grew to hundreds of icons.
Kevin Chroust went to Pamplona, Spain this month for the San Fermín festival when bulls run the streets.
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.
The actor Daniel Trigg reads from the classic Studs Terkel book, “Working”.
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