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We've Forgotten James Powell

As we near the end of a violent summer of 2014, we look back to the summer of 1964. Late afternoon, New York City: a group of kids hangs out on a stoop after a day of summer school, just kicking it, like they always do.

Why Share

A gentleman attempts to share a Taxi but finds an unwelcomed response.

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The End of the World

The idea was to drive around and talk to people about the end of the world. As producer Scott Carrier says, "There's no law against it."

The Sitter Dispatch

Straight out of college, Maya was living in her cousins' attic and was working a part-time, unpaid internship. Then she took a job as a nanny that turned out to be nothing like she'd expected.

21 and Legal

Many young people look forward to turning 21 because they can finally go to bars to drink or see shows. For Erika Romero and her twin sister Andrea, it was an entirely different story.

The Pirate

Morning sunlight streams through the blinds as John Ostoich (aka "Johnny O") pours his first bourbon of the day. A cigarette hangs from his lips; his parrot, Bok-Bok, rests on his shoulder.

The Letters Show

This hour: letters. To yourself, to your city, lost letters, found letters... and a love letterto letters.

Looking For Love

M. is six years old and transgender. Marlo is her single mom and chronicles their life together in her podcast How to Be a Girl .