Nawal El Saadawi is an 80-year-old writer who lives in Cairo who Dick spoke with when former President Mubarak stepped down. She says the revolution has been betrayed and she is fighting to get it back on track.
Peggy Kuo was a prosecutor working for the Justice Department when she accepted a job at The International Court at the Hague to represent 16 women who were raped during the Bosnian war. The case became the first rape case ever treated as a war crime.
Nasim Fekrat says Afghans have been through a lot, but they have trust in Joe Biden. He's a young blogger who is writing to let the world know about the lives of ordinary people of Afghanistan, the people who dance and have love in their hearts.
Like many of today's veterans, Brian Iglesias came home from the war expecting to put his skills as a Marine to good use in the civilian workforce. That didn't happen. Despite his high academic achievements and military honors, Brian struggled to find an entry-level job. Brian eventually realized he had to go it alone and become an entrepreneur.
As you know, one story often leads to another on this program. Last week, Dick spoke with Nyagatare Valens and his mother, Anisie about what their family experienced during the Rwandan war. It turns out our interpreter for that interview, Josephine Mujawaamariya, has a story of her own.Also in this episode: the story of a riverkeeper.