Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
Tio Hardiman describes his childhood in Chicago's Henry Horner projects, and the violent rites of passage he experienced.
A lighthouse keeper rides out Hurricane Sandy.
Kayaker Ken Campbell has been paddling along the west coast in search of debris from the Japanese tsunami of March 2011.
Alexis Goldstein, a former Wall Street computer programmer, tells Dick about why she’s pushing for reform through the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Dick also speaks with Dr. Mila Means from Wichita, Kansas about her effort to open a medical clince that performs abortions.
Ahmed is on a personal mission: to meet ordinary Americans. He tells Dick what he's learned so far from his time in North Carolina and New York City.
Victoria Brittain has spent years meeting and interviewing the families of suspects imprisoned in London and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Christopher Cassucio, whose “Strike Debt” group is aiming to erase people’s debts, answers listener response
Philanthropist Melinda Gates has had conversations with mothers across the globe, and she says women everywhere want to find the best care for their children.
When the U.S. closed embassies throughout the Middle East in response to an intercepted "message" about a planned attack, we wondered: What kind of message? How was it intercepted? And what’s "chatter?"
Dick talks a photographer from the ancient city of Aleppo who, in the aftermath of the massacre in the city of Houla, says he’s reluctant to choose sides in his country’s conflict.
Dicks calls up Osama, an opposition activist who has been in hiding in Syria for months. He speaks to us from Damascus and says people have to choose sides now.
Joshua Lutz describes the photograph he could not take on Sept. 11, 2001. From the collection of essays, Photographs Not Taken.
Producer Phoebe Judge calls up Illinois Rep. Mike Bost to ask him about an impassioned speech that he made on the state house floor and has gone viral on YouTube.
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