the memory palace

From public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Award and one of iTunes Best Podcast of 2015. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, often a little bit of both. "The most potent pieces of audio being produced today." - The AvClub The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at


Episode 164: Dora Salter

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts.

A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.


  • Illusion Perdida by Juan Bautista Guido y Su Orquesta Tipico

  • Manny Returns Home and Fingerprints from Bernard Herrmann's score to The Wrong Man.

  • Niggun for Solo Bassoon Phillipe Hersant

  • Rearranging Furniture by Gabriel Yared

  • Viona's Lullaby by Peter Sandberg


  • The archives of the Kansas Historical Quarterly were very useful, particularly this article. 


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