Writer and regular contributor Ann Hood tells Dick a family story about growing up with relatives that never let a grudge die. She says she learned as a child from the masters in grudge holding - her grandmother and aunts - and perfected it as an adult.
Jeffrey Deskovic was 16 years old when he was arrested for the murder of a female classmate he hardly knew. Although he was innocent, he was convicted of murder and spent the next decade and a half in prison. He was exonerated at age 34, robbed of most of his early adult life.
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.
Kenneth Shandy calls himself a credit coach. He doesn't have a graduate degree in business, but he does have personal experience. As a teenage entrepreneur, he made and spent a lot of money. He had $20,000 in debt by the time he was 20 and had to teach himself how to dig his way out.
Victory gardens and backyard chicken coops are making a comeback across American cities and suburbs. Novella Carpenter has been digging in the dirt longer than most, and talks about the joys and pitfalls of self-sufficiency, adventures in raising turkeys, and embracing her identity as an unconventional farmer. Also on the show: two former White House interns remember the summer President Nixon resigned.
Protesters in Syria have called for the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, once a London physician who succeeded his father as head of state when he died. Few outsiders have had the chance to speak with him. Dick speaks to Abdul Rahman al-Rashed, a journalist who has interviewed him multiple times. He can describe the man ruling Syria.