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Driveway MomentsSM  2002 Archives

The following listener-nominated stories were published as Driveway Moments during 2002:

moreKevin Kling's 'Nutcracker' Dreams
Commentator and storyteller Kevin Kling remembers as a child being enamored of becoming a dancer.
All Things Considered - Dec. 23, 2002

more100 Words
The 100 words college students (and their parents) should know.
All Things Considered - Sep. 17, 2002

more'Cold Feet: A Christmas Story'
A story about a man in search of a Christmas party... instead finding redemption -- and a pair of big, ugly, warm boots.
All Things Considered - Dec. 25, 2001

more'Santaland Diaries'
David Sedaris recounts his days as a Christmas elf at Macy's in New York City.
Fresh Air - Dec. 23, 1994
(Originally aired on Morning Edition - Dec. 23, 1992

moreMusician James Taylor
Singer-songwriter James Taylor says that songs seem to find him.
Weekend Edition Saturday - Oct. 12, 2002

moreThe House at Loon Lake
A modern Hardy Boys mystery
This American Life - Nov. 16, 2001
Thanks to WBEZ and PRI, who produce the show.

moreKennedy Tapes: 'Government Improvised in the Air'
Archived audio details cabinet crisis after JFK's assassination.
All Things Considered - Nov. 22, 2002
Expanded Coverage

moreSinger/Songwriter Mary Gauthier
A former philsophy student and award-winning restaurant owner sings with the southern spirit of Lucinda Williams.
All Things Considered - Nov. 8, 2002
Expanded Coverage from All Songs Considered.

moreWriter Arnost Lustig
Life in the Nazi concentration camps.
Fresh Air - Nov. 11, 2002

moreNancy Cartwright - The Voice of Bart Simpson
Nancy Cartwright tells the story of how a British Royal guard broke his stance.
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! - Sep. 9, 2000

moreWartime Sounds
Lost & Found Sound's 20th century wars on tape.
All Things Considered - Dec. 24, 1999
Expanded Coverage

more'Saturday Night Live' Uncensored
Roseanne Roseannadanna, the Blues Brothers, the Church Lady and more...
Fresh Air - Oct. 8, 2002

moreHitching a Ride with Junior McGee
A memorable and life-changing 1974 adventure hitchhiking across the United States.
All Things Considered - Sep. 2, 2002

more'Hamlet': Act V
A group of high-security prison inmates rehearse and stage a production of the last act of Shakespeare's Hamlet.
This American Life - Aug. 9, 2002
(Thanks to WBEZ and PRI, who produce the show.)

moreToure's 'Portable Promised Land'
Rolling Stone Magazine writer Toure's latest creation, The Portable Promised Land, is a collection of stories, spoofs, lists and folk tales about African-American life in the mythical Soul City.
All Things Considered - Aug. 17, 2002

moreThe Sound of 1930s Florida Folk Life
Music and interviews from 1930s Florida reflect the culture of the Jim Crow South.
All Things Considered - Feb. 28, 2002
Expanded Coverage

moreLanier Phillips: Survivor
A story about a young sailor from the Deep South, and the experience that changed his life.
All Things Considered - Sep. 3, 2002

moreThe Williams Sisters
Commentator Frank Deford says Venus and Serena Williams have accomplished something unique beyond the realm of sports.
Morning Edition - June 26, 2002

moreParis Beaches
With no good beaches nearby, Parisians build their own.
Morning Edition - July 31, 2002

moreVisiting Mom in Prison
A road trip to visit a mother in prison.
All Things Considered - August 28, 2001

moreRuth Bader Ginsburg and Malvina Harlan
Justice revives memoir of former Supreme Court wife.
Morning Edition - May 2 & 3, 2002
Expanded Coverage