Army Specialist Monica Brown has just been awarded the Silver Star, one of the nation's highest awards for heroism in combat. While serving in Afghanistan, a roadside bomb struck her convoy. Monica ducked gunfire to shield and treat five wounded soldiers. Also on the show: a ring lost in battle during World War II finds its way home.
Mohamed ElBaradei, former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, has become an important face in the crowds of millions who are protesting in Egypt. Laban Coblentz is his former speech writer, and he's helping ElBaradei write his upcoming memoir. Laban has traveled with ElBaradei, and he helped him think through his Nobel Award speech in 2005. Laban talks with Dick Gordon about his friend and former colleague.
Carlos Spector is an immigration attorney in El Paso, just over the border from Juarez. He represents Mexicans seeking asylum in the U.S. Many of them are police officers, journalists, lawyers, and business owners - all refugees from the drug war. Last year Carlos became a target himself, receiving a threat from armed gunmen. Also in this show: Hope In Reality TV
Candace Gorman is a lawyer who represents two detainees at Guantanamo Bay. She was thrilled to hear President Obama's announcement that the controversial center will be closed. She was also surprised to see changes the last time she visited, after Obama's inauguration.