Sean explores the history of several Massachusetts towns that were taken over to create a reservoir. He talks to former residents about losing community, place and history in the Swift River Valley.
As a part of the series “Studs at 100”. Studs Terkel’s’ former assistant Sydney Lewis and her film “Working with Studs”
From South Africa, Thembi Simelane and her lawyer Howard Varney speak about their effort to uncover the truth about her sister, who is still missing.
The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
Bob Erb won $25 million dollars in the lottery and almost immediately set about giving tens of thousands away to neighbors.
How a North Dakota woman rebuilt her family’s burned house.
Phoebe Judge speaks with author Will Schwalbe about the books he and his mother read and talked about as she was dying of cancer.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Sarah Churman lived all of her life unable to hear anything until she saved enough money for a hearing implant.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to an Evangelical whose world was turned upside down when her 37-year-old daughter told her she was gay.
Do you know what greywater is? It's the water from your toilet, washing machine and sinks. Some people think it's dirty, but Laura Allen thinks we should reuse it to irrigate our gardens.
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