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.
Dick speaks with occasional guest Ismail Suayah, a Libyan-American, about his first trip back to Libya since Muammar Gaddafi 's rule ended. Ismail says there is a lighter mood, but many still carry weapons.
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.