One of Ramy Essam's songs became an unofficial anthem for the revolution in Tahrir Square. Dick catches up with the Egyptian musician, who says not enough has changed with President Mohamed Morsi.
The adventure of a 19-year-old in a single engine plane from Germany to Russia, and the pleasure of returning to a favourite book.
The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter pilot and the swimmer who rescued the crew of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy.
John Whitfield, a legal aid attorney in Virginia, says he’s having to turn people away because of funding cuts.
Guest Host Sean Cole speaks with Cryn Johannsen, who is an activist on student debt issues. She threw out a question in her blog about whether anyone had suicidal feelings, and was alarmed at how many people wrote saying they did.
Dick talks a photographer from the ancient city of Aleppo who, in the aftermath of the massacre in the city of Houla, says he’s reluctant to choose sides in his country’s conflict.
We hear from James Luria, who tells the story of a time when he was angry at his father, loaded a shotgun and considered shooting him.
We hear from Clare Morgana Gillis, who was covering the fighting in Libya and was captured by the Qaddafi forces.
First, we hear from educator Joel Myrick, who used his pistol to confront a school shooter.
: Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs, and was shot. She now makes a living stepping into violent situations, and trying to stop them.
[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Benji Smith and Emily Lau were celebrating their honeymoon aboard the Costa Concordia cruise ship when it hit a rock, started sinking, and triggered chaos on board.
Stories from Egyptian activists, two years after Tahrir Square.
Tio Hardiman describes his childhood in Chicago's Henry Horner projects, and the violent rites of passage he experienced.
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