The voice of a freed slave from the archives of the Library of Congress. He talks about working before freedom and how he made a life afterwards.
Arun Ghandi, grandson of Mahatma Ghandi, on how to make change in life.
We end our four-day series on Studs Terkel with a musical and voice meditation in this piece produced by Alan Hall.
Dick speaks with a journalist reporting in dangerous areas of the Arizona-Mexico border.
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.
An audio-collage of inaugural addresses dating back to the first-ever recorded. Can you guess who was first?
Dick speaks with Lt. Col. James C. Warren about the black officers of the WWII bombardment group who stood up to the U.S. Army Airforce pushing for equal treatment.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
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