Listener Todd Parkman knows exactly when politics became personal for him. For five years, Todd, his wife and some friends worked to get an alcohol law passed in Mississippi, a state that has many dry counties.
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.
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.
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.
David Williams was asked to shut down a company, and instead he turned it into a booming business.
Jay Baliga’s invention of a small chip has received high awards, and helped save energy consumption.
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