Joe Richman of Radio Diaries captures a time when the idea of a woman in political office - especially in the White House - was a joke. He tells the story of comedian Gracie Allen and her run for office in 1940.
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
Guest host Sean Cole goes to see his mother, Pat Clark, to find out why she did not give him the rifle left to him by his grandfather.
Writer Jay Allison shares his thoughts about why he owns a gun, and we hear what his kids have to say to him about it.
Bruce Cochrane sold his family's furniture factorywhen he realized he could not compete with the low-priced furniture coming from Asia.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
A Lebanese-American who made an award-winning film about a Detroit gas station.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
Jonathan Menjivar shares an audio letter he sent home to his mother after he had moved away.
Guest host Phoebe Judge leads us through the story of Frank Meeink, who joined a hardcore skinhead group when he was 14 years old.
Sean calls up the daughter Cholene Espinoza to hear about coming out and reconciling.
In this edition of our series Gun Stories, Dick speaks with Larry Mullens, who was fired from his paper mill job in Oklahoma because he kept a pistol in his locked truck in the parking lot.
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
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