Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
Dick speaks with Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar, who has sued Defense Secretary Leon Panetta for discrimination, about the change in a military policy that excludes women from ground combat.
A Queens man who saved six of his neighbors from fire.
An interview with a soldier who guarded the student who integrated Ole Mis.
NPR's Kelly McEvers gives us the latest from Syria.
An anti-corruption activist from India, letters about two sisters’ approach to paying for college.
Writer Andrew Lam speaks about the possible link between immigrant frustrations and violence.
Two government lawyers, June Clarkson and Theresa Edwards, smelled something fishy in a series of mortgage foreclosure papers, and set out to get to the bottom of it. What they got was fired.
Youth Radio writer Jelani Gibson took a bus from Pontiac, Michigan to spend a week in Zucotti Park with his grandmother and recorded an audio diary.
Dick speaks with the chief public defender in Luzerne Country, Pa., who started declining new cases for his office because he feels his staff of lawyers might have to take shortcuts.
Then, James Luria, who as a boy of 9 loaded his father’s shotgun and almost shot him.
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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