Mike McDonnell helped save neighbors on the street he grew up in his Queens neighborhood during Hurricane Sandy. He made a rescue line - a bridge, he calls it - out of wire and twine and walked people to dry land.
Stories from Egyptian activists, two years after Tahrir Square.
David Murray tells Dick about how he lobbied to save a historic house on his Chicago street corner.
A woman began paying attention to politics when she opened her U.S. Census form in 2010.
Moez Masoud has been writing on Facebook ever since the attacks this week on the embassy in Libya.
Guest Sean Cole talks with a Syrian dissident in hiding, and then a photographer who spent ten days embedded with Syrian rebels.
Producer Katie Davis says the best time to ask a politician for something is now - during election season.
Pete Heikes was given a rifle by his grandmother and through that he learned about her early days working a ranch in Texas. He plans to let his daughter shoot the rifle when she is older.
John Kamm was a longtime businessman based in Hong Kong. One day he stood to make a toast to Chinese officials and ended up asking for the release of a political prisoner.
When Darrel Vandeveld began work as a prosecutor at Guantanamo Bay, he found holes in the U.S. case against a prisoner, and learned that his superiors were not interested when he brought this up.
Ahmed Fadaam shares a new audio diary, one that explores his reunion with his family, and his first sight of home.
Gershon Baskin, a peace negotiator in Israel and Gaza, tells Dick an opportunity was lost in the recent escalation between Israel and Hamas.
Listeners comment on an interview with a woman who accompanies terminally ill people as they self administer a drug to end their lives.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
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