Back in the 1960s, Bruce Porter was a novice reporter for Newsweek. He promised a young runaway he would not disclose her name in his article, and then printed it anyway. Since then, he's been so bothered by his mistake that he tracked her down to apologize.
In the 1960s, Hollis Watkins helped convince blacks in Mississippi that registering to vote was worth the risk. Now, he says he is concerned this year’s Supreme Court decision striking down part of the voting rights act will keep people from going to the polls.
Sandro Linden is a street merchant in Port-au-Prince. He competes with dozens of other vendors to sell goods and earn money for his family of five. He carries his goods in a backpack - teeshirts, deodorant, you name it. He talks with Dick about how he and his family has been faring since the quake. Also in the show: A check-in with Abdi, in Somalia. And an 11-year old discovers a boneyard.
President Barack Obama travels to Oslo, Norway to collect his Nobel Peace Prize tomorrow. Twelve years ago, another American stepped on the stage in Oslo to accept her share of the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1997 it was awarded to Jody Williams and the organization she worked for: The International Campaign to Ban Landmines. Also in the show: A woman returns to her love of calligraphy.
There's a lot of money in green energy these days, and a lot of public interest in getting away from fossil fuels. Many states are looking at generating power through wind. In a remote part of Maine, a wind power company has already set up 38 turbines. Stetson Mountain is now New England's largest wind farm.
Mike Cianchette is the project operations manager there.
Imani Jaafar-Mohammed and her husband Murad Mohammed are both American. They went to law school, got married, and bought their first house here. But when they moved into that house, they were confronted by a neighbor.
He started throwing pork in our back yard. He would come under the window and shout "terrorist," and shout at the window. And he specifically did it when he knew that I was home by myself. -Imani Jaafar-Mohammed