Writer Allan Gurganus reads a piece from his memoir in progress, a chapter called "712 Marigold: Christmas of '57." Settle in and hear about his grandmother's legendary Christmas tree - always "eight feet of perfect."
When two women share a kitchen, holiday or not, bonds can become closer, or they can fray. Allison Vogt's mother-in-law Ruth moved into Allison's home, and the two women shared stories...and a kitchen.
John Thompson lived 14 years of his life on death row an innocent man. He watched 12 other men leave and never come back. Wrongfully convicted of murder, he was exonerated just before his final execution date.
Jennifer Thompson was a college student when she was brutally raped. During the attack, she tried to memorize what the man looked like so she could identify him later. She pointed to Ronald Cotton, and he spent 11 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Each year Huy Dao receives thousands of letters from prisoners across the country hoping to be freed. Huy is the intake coordinator for The Innocence Project. It is his job to decide which cases the organization will take on and who has enough evidence to prove that they were wrongfully convicted.