To most of us, barbecue means summer and backyard gatherings over plates of grilled chicken, pork, or burgers. For Leslie Scott, barbecue is much more. It's a way of life. As she tells Dick Gordon, making great ribs can make someone fall in love with you.
A sound portrait of the "Angola Rodeo," a day when prisoners at the Angola state penitentiary put on a rodeo with all the "fixings" of a carnival midway. Produced by Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva of the Kitchen Sisters.
When Douglas Lee was 16 years old, he and a friend quit their summer job busing tables and headed for Woodstock. They stuffed hundreds of bagels in their trunk with the intention of selling them at the concert.
In the early morning hours of August 22, 1971, Father Michael Doyle and 27 other mostly Catholic priests and lay people were caught destroying draft records inside the federal courthouse in Camden, N.J. It was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience to protest what Father Doyle and the others considered the immoral war in Vietnam. Also in this episode: Grandma gets the lead out.
Rick Coxen's grandfather served in World War I. When Rick came into possession of his grandfather's things, he came across the man's journal, and a letter he'd written. The letter details a promise he'd made to his wartime comrades, one he never had a chance to fulfill. Rick is now trying to keep the promise that was made close to a century ago.