Heidi Glenn

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Canadian Civil Rights Pioneer Will Appear On Country's $10 Bill

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

When Canada's new $10 bill comes out later this year, it will feature activist Viola Desmond, who will become the first non-royal woman and the first black Canadian on the country's currency.


'Mommy, You Can Do That': Navigating Work-Life Balance Thousands Of Miles From Home

Friday, March 09, 2018

Zoe Courville and Lora Koenig, colleagues and fellow climate scientists, spend weeks at a time away from their families doing research. At StoryCorps, they talk about their struggles as working moms.


Behind The Obama Portraits: Artists Put Their Own Spin On A Presidential Tradition

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald both typically paint vivid canvases of ordinary black subjects. "What we're positing here is a new vision of the possible," Wiley says, "one which is inclusive."


David Sedaris, Ira Glass And 25 Years Of 'Santaland Diaries'

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Writer David Sedaris talks about the 25th anniversary of the radio piece that launched his career. Ira Glass, who produced it for Morning Edition, knew when he recorded it that it was special.


Your Thanksgiving Meal Prep Questions, Answered

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bon Appétit magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport answers your questions about Thanksgiving menu planning, including Tofurky-free dishes for vegetarians and "boozy" bird recipes.


What 'Don't Worry, I'll Keep You Safe' Means When Your Child Survives A Shooting

Friday, November 10, 2017

Josh Stepakoff remembers the day he was shot at his Jewish day camp in Los Angeles. He was 6. His father, Alan, recalls there was no manual on how to parent your child through something like that.


Putin Critic Says He's Afraid The Kremlin Would 'Wipe Me Out One Way Or Another'

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Bill Browder, who has been trying to expose corruption in Russia, says he does not feel safe knowing the Kremlin has issued an international arrest warrant for him via Interpol.


The Day A Texas School Held A Funeral For The Spanish Language

Friday, October 20, 2017

Two women remember a day in the 1950s when their elementary school in Marfa, Texas, banned speaking Spanish on campus in a ceremony called the "burial of Mr. Spanish."


How Living In A Library Gave One Man 'The Thirst Of Learning'

Friday, October 13, 2017

Ronald Clark's father was a live-in custodian at a New York City library. Clark tells his daughter about growing up surrounded by stacks of books — and how that shaped the man he would become.


What Evil Depends On: 'Good People To Be Quiet'

Friday, September 29, 2017

William Weaver, who helped integrate his Southern high school, recounts painful memories of football games he played with teammates he says may now wish they would have said something supportive.


How An Air Traveler With Autism Found Strength In A Stranger's Kindness

Friday, September 22, 2017

Russell Lehmann, who has autism, suffered a major meltdown at the airport in June. An airline employee saw him and tried to help. That "meant the world," Russell says, and changed his life.


How 2 Nurse Practitioners Decided To Help Babies Touched By Opioid Crisis

Friday, September 15, 2017

Kyle Cook and Carla Saunders, two neonatal nurse practitioners, remember the early days of the opioid crisis, a time that led them to help develop treatment protocols for babies exposed to opioids.


Stores Full Of Furniture, 'Mattress Mack' Opens His Doors To Flood Victims

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

As Houston started to flood, small-business owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale posted a Facebook message urging people who needed shelter to come over. Hundreds streamed in.


The Ups And Downs Of Togetherness And Independence When You're A Triplet

Friday, June 30, 2017

In a StoryCorps booth in Bloomington, Ind., Maddy, Zoë and Nick Waters, 10, talk about what it means to be a "three-in-one package."


For The Venezuelan Opposition, Protests Are 'Like A War'

Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.


How Facebook Uses Technology To Block Terrorist-Related Content

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Social media firms are under pressure to block extremist activity on their sites. Facebook is hiring thousands more people to review content, but artificial intelligence also plays a role.


Massive Iceberg Makes A Stop Off Newfoundland Coast

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A huge iceberg has run aground just off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada. For now, it's made a home in what is known as "iceberg alley," and in photos, appears to dwarf the houses in town.


Meet 2 Race Sleuths Trying to Keep Marathoners Honest

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Spring is a busy season for runners — and for the sleuths sniffing out race cheats. With an eye on the Boston Marathon, amateur investigators use math and methodology to protect the sport's integrity.


Fear Of Deportation Spurs 4 Women To Drop Domestic Abuse Cases In Denver

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson says the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courtrooms is deterring undocumented crime witnesses, including abuse victims, from testifying.


A Grandson And Daughter Recall The Legacy Of An 'Actual Superhero'

Friday, March 10, 2017

Camaran Henson remembers his late grandpa as larger than life. He "could probably fly," Camaran tells his mother at StoryCorps. The legacy her son leaves, she says, is the one that honors his grandpa.