Assaad Chaftari had served as an intelligence official during the Lebanese Civil War. It was years later, when heard his son saying disparaging things about Muslims, that he decided to repent publicly for his actions during war.
All eyes are fixed on Egypt right now. People around the world are waiting to see what's going to happen. Today - Dick speaks with Ahmed Ramadan – a reporter for the Syrian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm - about what it's like to cover the protests on the streets of Cairo. At one point during his reporting, Ahmed found himself a part of the story.
Ramogi Huma was recruited to play Division I football and saw student athletes struggle to pay grocery and medical bills. He talks with Dick Gordon about what it's like to be a student-athlete, and whether they should receive stipends.
Daederick Ford is a high school senior from Houston's Wheatley High. He has lived with his mom, his dad, his grandfather, and for a short time at the local park. Despite not having a steady home, Daederick is hoping that the college scouts will give him a look. Also in this show: A Long Ride Home
The US Open Tennis Tournament begins this weekend. But not all the professionals there will be on the courts. 40-year-old Joe Heydt had been stringing tennis racquets at his tennis shop for almost two decades and he will be at the Open stringing for the pros.