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.
British Parliament member Jack Straw tells the story of a killing spree in Scotland in 1997 and how it spurred a gun ban.
Phoebe Judge speaks with writer Alexandra Fuller about growing up in Africa.
A year ago, Tom Harty was cleaning up after Hurricane Irene hit his town, Rochester, Vt. Dick talks with him about how the town prepared for this week's storm.
A listener from California, Jamie Flower, tells his story of the moment politics became personal for him.
Guest host Phoebe Judge talks to GQ magazine contributing editor Jason Zengerle.
Producer Cori Princell tells Dick about a trip she made to Gorleben, Germany, to hear both sides of the nuclear waste disposal argument.
Dick speaks with Denise Dennis, who is in a charge of her family farm - one that reaches back to before Abraham Lincoln was born.
Jim Hays commissioned a novel about the succession of Texas to make a point about the federal government.
Dick speaks with retired BBC broadcaster Robin Lustig about his many years of listening and watching former Prime Minister Thatcher.
A 24-year old on why he's camping in NYC's Zuccotti Park.
A songs connects a deployed soldier to his mother.
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