Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
The Walk to School is an audio documentary about a Minneapolis family’s decision to attend public school outside its immediate residential zone. Producer Ralph L. Crowder III explores education and school choice through the lens of Monique, a single parent raising her daughter Amaree, and her niece Leslie. The Walk to School is a day-in-the-life account of how the family copes with the public education achievement gap, and what it’s doing to create better opportunities for the next generation. Ralph Crowder is an independent producer from Minneapolis who specializes in local and national education issues.
We talked with author Jack El-Hai about his book Non-Stop: A Turbulent History of Northwest Airlines. It’s the story of eight decades of history: from rickety planes delivering mail to one of the largest and most respected airlines in the world, from heroic pilots and primitive gear, all the way to D.B. Cooper and the Underwear Bomber.