2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai passed 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.
Members of the Belarus Free Theatre were performing a play one day in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, when authorities showed up and arrested everyone they found - producers, actors, and audience members. Dick speaks with one of the group’s founders about how she’s pressing for change from abroad.
Malcolm Brady, former assistant director of the ATF, tells host Dick Gordon about the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and how they dug into the rubble to get the frame of the van that carried the explosives - and identify who put it there.
Deacon Holton is a Marine Sergeant who’s logged 10 years with the corps. He’s served lengthy deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan and, in a way, so has his wife, Julie.They say they’ve figured out how to make long deployments work: communication (sometimes in code) is key.