Annalisa Grier figured it out early on - the best way to talk with her father was to watch football and talk football. Specifics about games and plays. They still do, through thick and thin. This comes from our partnership with Salon.com.
Roller derby has a proud history as an American sport that's been played since the 1920s. It's one of the few high-powered contacts sports that put women in the spotlight. Judy Sowinski, also known as the Polish Ace, coaches the Penn-Jersey She-Devils in Philadelphia.
Dick Gordon talks to the father-daughter duo, Blair and Steve Hansen, about the ups and downs of tackling music as a family business. Also in this episode, we continue to follow the fate of one detainee at Guantanamo, Mr. Al Ghizzawi. His attorney, Candace Gorman, has the update.
Alison Keenan found a husband and a father for her children in a newspaper ad. Not that she meant to.
In 1987, Alison was newly-divorced and needed a babysitter for her two boys. She looked through the classifieds. There she saw a phone number for someone named "Pat." When Alison discovered that Pat was a man she was nervous, but she met with him anyway.
In 1988, John Kenneth (J.K.) Horne, his 12-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were in the deadliest type of car accident: a head on collision. J.K. awoke from unconsciousness to the sound of voices shouting that his daughter might not make it. J.K. tells his story to guest host Scott Jagow, and explains how he makes sense of his survival: he lived so that he might help his children. Also on the show: coming to grips with what is gone forever.