2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathaipassed away on Sunday. She was known for her efforts to combat poverty in Kenya by planting trees. Today, we listen back to a conversation that Dick had with her soon after she was awarded her Nobel.
Mohsen Kadivar was a senior Iranian cleric. He talks to Dick as a part of the series “Searching for Change”.
A Canadian diplomat on being held hostage in Al-Qaeda.
Dick speaks with Bob Stewart, a volunteer firefighter from the Jersey Shore who rescued people during Hurricane Sandy, and saw his own business crumble.
Brian Smith is a young conservative pushing for energy reform, and Mark Sandlin is a Christian minister fighting the influence of the Christian Right.
Dick speaks with longtime civil rights and voter registration activist Alice Tregay of Chicago, about the on-the-ground work that it takes to register and get people to the polls.
We talk with an Inupiat Eskimo leader about impending oil drilling in Alaska.
Lauren Valentino and Jarratt Moody went on a trip to visit some 70 state parks in California that are slated to be closed to save money.
Nancy Pengilly tells the story of the fall of a mammoth old tree in Sequoia National Forest.
Sara Isaacson, an ROTC Cadet dismissed from service because she came out as lesbian, talks about how the repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" allowed her to return to service.
As western forests continue to burn every summer, new technology is helping fight them. But Rick Cowell, a veteran firefighter, says the work has remained the same.
A songs connects a deployed soldier to his mother.
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