Eighty year-old Egyptian writer, feminist, and physician Nawal El Saadawi fought the Egyptian government and religious extremists for decades. She faced prison sentences and death threats. But Nawal never gave up hope that her fellow Egyptians would join her fight - and now they have.
Rumors are circulating about the condition of Yemen's president - in Yemen. Hamza Shargabi is a young surgeon there. He’s spent the last few weeks in the streets of the capital, Sana, calling for regime change and tending to the wounded protesters. Hamza also decided to tweet and videotape the revolution, explaining Yemen to the world.
The Reverend Syngman Rhee is watching the latest sabre rattling between North and South Korea with great concern. He's worried that it could lead to another war on the Korean peninsula. Also in the show: A couple changes their ideas about marriage while travelling through India.
The former Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic is now at the International Criminal Tribunal, preparing to be tried on war crimes charges. Like Slobodan Milosevic before him, Karadzic plans to defend himself.
At the time of Milosevic's trial, attorney Steven Kay was appointed to the former leader's defense team.
All this week, people from Southern Sudan have been casting their vote in a referendum to decide if they should become their own nation. Twenty-year-old Nyuol Tong was born in Sudan. He spent much of his childhood surrounded by civil war and living in refugee camps. He is now a student at Duke University, and will be traveling to Alexandria, Virginia on Friday to vote. Also - the story of another Sudanese immigrant who's waiting intently for the voting results, and the one thing he held onto from the war.
Master Sergeant David Brunstad is a veteran of the Iraq war and a current member of the Air Force National Guard. Recently, he invited family members to the base to witness his promotion ceremony. With the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, David was able to bring his husband, Darin, for the first time in his 17 years of military service.