When my father was a boy, living in Nazi-occupied Europe, the one thing he wanted most was a bicycle. He and my grandparents would eventually be rounded up, but not before my father got to ride a bike through the streets of Amsterdam.
EDITOR'S NOTE: PRI's The World celebrates its 20th year on the air on Friday. Here's how the daily radio show began. The Daily Planet? Yes, that was one of the names bandied about before "The World" hit air. There were so many decisions, big and small, in the lead up to the show going live.