Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
The adventure of a 19-year-old in a single engine plane from Germany to Russia, and the pleasure of returning to a favourite book.
Burmese activist Nay Phone Latt tells Dick about the four years he spent in prison and the new country he found when he got out.
Dick speaks with Newsweek magazine’s first female senior editor about the year she and 45 other staffers sued the magazine for gender discrimination.
Guest host Sean Cole talks to military defense specialist John Arquilla, who says the U.S. government should hire hackers - instead of prosecuting them.
An Austrian student who challenged Facebook over user privacy.
We hear from James Luria, who tells the story of a time when he was angry at his father, loaded a shotgun and considered shooting him.
We hear from Clare Morgana Gillis, who was covering the fighting in Libya and was captured by the Qaddafi forces.
With news of tear gas use in various Occupy demonstrations, Dick speaks with former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper, who oversaw the decision to tear gas a huge crowd during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999.
Ahmed Fadaam, The Story's regular diarist, has just started a new job in Baghdad. He was on his way to work recently when he felt his car shake: a massive bomb had exploded in the city.
First, we hear from educator Joel Myrick, who used his pistol to confront a school shooter.
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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