Robert Panara, 89, talks with his friend Greg Livadas about baseball. StoryCorps hide caption

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Jody Hall, the owner of Cupcake Royale in Seattle, is struggling to pay for escalating health insurance premiums for her employees. She supports a proposal to create an insurance plan offered by the federal government. Courtesy of Cupcake Royale hide caption

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Reverend Ike, shown here giving a sermon in 1977, preached the gospel of material prosperity to millions nationwide. AP hide caption

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