Jesus Lara entered his very first spelling bee last year because his best friend Sam told him it would be fun. This year, 13-year-old Jesus won his school spelling bee, then the regional event, and today he's at the nationals in Washington D.C.
Dick spoke with Senator McGovern in 2007, and heard him read from his famous 1970 speech to the U.S. Congress condemning the Vietnam War. McGovern died Sunday, and we remember his clarity and eloquence.
Ma Jun, a former investigative journalist in Beijing, is pressuring global companies to clean up their act in his country. Using public information, he has made maps of the air and water pollution left by the supply chain of companies such as Apple.
Today, Dick Gordon is in Haiti. He's finding out how and where people are living, two years after the earthquake. He begins at one of the largest refugee camps outside of Port au Prince, Camp Canaan, where he meets the man who is both pastor and local president. And he ends up at a dance practice in Cite Soleil, where young men confront the past and reach for a better future to the beat of hip hop.
Libya is still a country at war, but things have improved in the city of Misrata. People there have recently regained control from Gaddafi's forces, even as fighting continues outside the city. Iman Traina was there during some of the most brutal fighting. She and her daughter eventually escaped and she tells her story.