Joyce Gill Campbell was a nanny in New York City, but after being underpaid and overworked by her employer, she became an advocate for worker’s rights. Joyce was part of a campaign which resulted in New York’s first ever Domestic Worker Bill of Rights.
Ryan Kathman will be sharing pie and coffee today, Thanksgiving, with his mom and his birth mom. Ryan began searching for his birth mother at age thirty. Moira Mangiameli was also searching for him. The two had even performed side-by-side as actors on stage, not knowing that they were related. Also: think you have a lot of pies cooling on the counter this Thanksgiving day?
For 31 years, photographer Marc Asnin turned his camera on his Uncle Charlie. He shot thousands and thousands of frames on film, capturing his uncle both in bleak times and when he did the right thing for his family.
LaKeisha Hamilton landed in prison at age 22, facing almost 15 years. No one from her past kept in touch with her, and she began to realize she needed to look inside and find her own answers. That's when she was posed this question: "If there was something someone could have said or done that would have changed the path that led you here, what would it have been?” Also in this show, running with the bulls.
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.
Darlene Fike was born David. Darlene's father beat her as a child whenever he thought she behaved like a girl. Janet Babin talks to Darlene about a lifetime of denial, and finally acceptance after her gender reassignment surgery.
Lesley Bevan left her home in Chicago to live as an exchange student in the Netherlands. Lesley was very excited about this journey. But she became bored and lonely. Then one day she met an elderly man who showed her some sights in a nearby town. Pierre Pyttee became a surrogate grandpa. Years later, Lesley had a chance to repay Pierre's kindness.
Mitch Berns faced a moment air travelers know only too well. When he checked the status of his flight home from a blissful vacation with his wife, he found that his airline had rebooked him because of bad weather. On any other trip home, he might have shrugged and put up with the red-eye and the extra layover. But this not time.
Late last night, Presbyterian leaders voted to allow gays and lesbians to be ordained as ministers. We speak with Murray Richmond who was a Presbyterian pastor for years and followed the official church line regarding homosexuality - it was against the teachings of the Bible and wrong. When he met some gay Christians, Murray began to change his mind.