Joshua Lutz describes the photograph he could not take on Sept. 11, 2001. From the collection of essays, Photographs Not Taken.
Nate DiMeo tells a story about the "Mad Gasser."
Dick speaks with Toby and Itzhak Perlman about their marriage of 46 years, and how they met at music camp and became friends listening to classical music on records.
Dick speaks with MacArthur fellow Claire Chase about her passion to push the flute beyond traditional notes.
Dick speaks with Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, about his inspiration: Dorothy Allison.
Ken Perenyi paints like Rembrandt - and Modigliani and Picasso.
Dick speaks with Dianne Dwyer Modestini, the art restorer who discovered a painting by Salvatore Mundi was actually a painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Producer David Schulman has recorded the front man of the Cowboy Junkies in his own words. Listen to a lovely soundtrack to ice travels.
A reading from Ray Bardbury's fictional short story about humans colonizing Mars.
The who’s who of Baghdad’s Green Zone ate steak and drank fine wine at a bar that billed itself as “an oasis of calm.” Dick speaks with owner James Thornett.
A story from Nate DiMeo and the Memory Palace about a slave who hides in a wooden box and sends himself to freedom.
Dick talks a photographer from the ancient city of Aleppo who, in the aftermath of the massacre in the city of Houla, says he’s reluctant to choose sides in his country’s conflict.
Dicks calls up Osama, an opposition activist who has been in hiding in Syria for months. He speaks to us from Damascus and says people have to choose sides now.
Producer Phoebe Judge calls up Illinois Rep. Mike Bost to ask him about an impassioned speech that he made on the state house floor and has gone viral on YouTube.
Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
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