Dick speaks with Dr. Mila Means in Wichita, Kan. about her effort to open a medical clinic that performs abortions. She has been slowed down by new regulations for abortion clinics and trouble raising the funds.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Prior to the ruling, host Dick Gordon spoke with an activist and a resident who were at the center of the civil rights fight in Holmes County, Mississipi.
John Conroy is an investigative journalist who is best known for the years of work he put into uncovering evidence of torture in a Chicago police station. Also - the story of a mailbox, a lakeside bench and a secret community project.
The U.S. began its official pull out from Iraq last month. Combat troops left at the end of the summer, a move hailed by President Obama as end of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Over the years, we’ve followed what that war was like for an ordinary Iraqi family through the stories and audio diaries from Ahmed Fadaam. Today, we find out what Ahmed is seeing in his neighborhood in southeast Baghdad. Also: big world, short wave.
Today, on the six month anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti, we have a special feature from a team of radio producers in Miami. Also in the show, fighting the CAFO's. And: a Mississippi woman reflects on re-building after Katrina and the recent oil spill.