Dick speaks with lawyer Candace Gorman, who represents Razak Ali, an Algerian citizen who has been detained without charge for ten years. Gorman describes tightening restrictions, including not being able to see her client without first showing guards her notes. Instead, she memorized the notes, which were strategies on how to get him out of limbo. Hear Dick's previous conversations with Gorman here, here and here.
Dick spoke with Senator McGovern in 2007, and heard him read from his famous 1970 speech to the U.S. Congress condemning the Vietnam War. McGovern died Sunday, and we remember his clarity and eloquence.
[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Andrew Lohse waited for years to get into Dartmouth College and pledge to his grandfather’s fraternity. The humiliating and nauseating hazing he faced when he joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon shocked him.
Master Sergeant David Brunstad is a veteran of the Iraq war and a current member of the Air Force National Guard. Recently, he invited family members to the base to witness his promotion ceremony. With the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, David was able to bring his husband, Darin, for the first time in his 17 years of military service.
People in Baghdad are still talking about what happened on September 16 - the day an incident involving the private security company Blackwater USA left at least 17 Iraqis dead. Ahmed Abdullah visited the scene in Nisour Square and talked to witnesses.