- Each day, The Writer's Almanac features Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two. The Writer's Almanac is produced by Prairie Home Productions and presented by American Public Media.
We drop you at O’Hare with your young husband, two slim figures under paradoxical signs: United and Departures. The season’s perfect oxymoron. Dawn is a rumor, the wind bites, but there are things fathers still can do for daughters. Off you go looking tired and New Wave under the airport’s aquarium lights, with your Coleman... Read more »