Hal Stucker lived in New York City in the 1980's at a time when crime was rampant. [Read an essay Hal wrote.] After being mugged several times, he began to carry a pistol on the subway.
"Apostolic" by Euphone
A lighthouse keeper rides out Hurricane Sandy.
At 92, Bob Pitsch has been following elections since Roosevelt's Fireside Chats.
Liba Egal, a Somali-American businessman, recently moved to Mogadishu, and opened the country’st first bank.
Kayaker Ken Campbell has been paddling along the west coast in search of debris from the Japanese tsunami of March 2011.
Columbia Law School professor James Liebman organized his students to re-investigate a murder case which led to the execution of Carlos De Luna. They found evidence that they believe proves that the state of Texas executed the wrong man.
Dick also speaks with Dr. Mila Means from Wichita, Kansas about her effort to open a medical clince that performs abortions.
We hear a series of voices from Egyptians who camped out in the main public square of Cairo to push for the removal of President Hosni Mubarak in Feb. 2011.
Alex Morse was recently elected mayor of his hometown of Holyoke, Massachusetts, one of the poorest cities in the state. He is only 22.
Ahmed is on a personal mission: to meet ordinary Americans. He tells Dick what he's learned so far from his time in North Carolina and New York City.
Victoria Brittain has spent years meeting and interviewing the families of suspects imprisoned in London and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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.
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.
Dick and producer Phoebe Judge read letters about gun owner Yang Li and his passionate defense of gun ownership.
A story from Roman Mars and Sam Greenspan of 99% Invisible.
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