When Rovel Sparkes was growing up in Kingston, Jamaica, soccer created community in his neighborhood. Now Rovel does the same by offering a free camp in Oakland. We hear also from 11-year-old Keanu Dobo-Bracy, a camper and unofficial "coach!"
Less than a year ago, Bill Caswell wore a suit and tie to work as a banker. He was laid off last May, and now Bill’s living his dream of street car rally racing. He recently entered the WRC Corona Rally in Mexico. Also in this episode, Dan and Sue Randle have opened a new business: a kayak polo club.
A few weeks ago, Scott Johnson became the first double lung transplant to compete in the legendary Hawaii Ironman. The race includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike race, and a 26.2 mile run. All elements must be completed in 17 hours. The story behind a piano known as Big Red.
Dick speaks with Sheila Coleman of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign about the way the British government dealt with a tragic incident in a Liverpool soccer stadium, and how it became a pivotal moment for people there. Two decades later, British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologized.
Attorney H. Candace Gorman has just returned from her 5th trip to Cuba. She represents 2 Guantanamo prisoners, neither of whom has ever been charged with anything. One of them, Abdul Al Ghizzawi, is so depressed that she fears he may commit suicide. Also on the show: the longest-running hockey league for inner city youths in the nation.
Nicholas Peart, a student at Borough of Manhattan Community College, has been stopped and searched three times by New York City Police officers. He tells Dick he feels he is a target, and that he does not feel safe around police officers.
Today: the final installment of our series, Good Water. When Jeff Kelble’s Shenandoah River fishing guide business ran into trouble because of fish kills, he had a choice: move on to healthier rivers, or stay and fight. He decided that he couldn’t turn his back on the river - so he took a job as the Riverkeeper.