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.
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.
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.
The nation’s first turbaned editorial cartoonist.
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.
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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