It’s been 6 months since the devastating tornado in Joplin, Missouri. We hear from Angela Walters, who has spent hours and hours each week gathering up photographs that were lost to the winds and connecting them back to the photo’s owner.
A librarian from the Cincinnati Public Library tells the story of a daguerreotype.
Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs. After she was shot, her father prepared to take revenge - and her perspective on violence changed.
Dick also speaks with Dr. Mila Means from Wichita, Kansas about her effort to open a medical clince that performs abortions.
The lost portraits of La Porte, Indiana
A young interruptor tells us about his work anticipating and stopping violence in Chicago.
Dick speaks to labor leader and steel worker Ed Sadlowski.
Producer Zak Rosen goes on a mail run with a boat that delivers mail on the Great Lakes – and has a zip code of its own.
How a Chicago group battled a machine-backed alderman over allowing children to play basketball at a park.
David Murray tells Dick about how he lobbied to save a historic house on his Chicago street corner.
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