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
We hear from an Olympus CEO turned whistleblower.
Dick speaks to a dancer who survived the fire at Boston’s Cocoanut Grove in 1942,the deadliest nightclub fire in American history.
Two women greet returning U.S. soldiers at the Dallas/ Fort Worth airport.
Guest host Phoebe Judge talks to GQ magazine contributing editor Jason Zengerle.
The Burmese leader delivers her Nobel Peace Prize speech, and we share some of her words.
[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Andrew Lohse waited for years to get into Dartmouth College and pledge to his grandfather’s fraternity. The humiliating and nauseating hazing he faced when he joined Sigma Alpha Epsilon shocked him.
Dick talks with Jeff Stein who writes the Spy Talk blog in Washington, a city he says is rife with spies.
Dick speaks with 23-year-old Mayor Alex Morse, who has been running Holyoke, Mass., for a year.
Mandy Henk has made the long trek this fall from Indiana to lend her skills as a librarian for the library that’s been set up in Zuccotti Park, the center of the Occupy Wall Street protests in downtown Manhattan.
Ahmed has gotten used to hearing about friends and colleagues who have been killed. But he is still shaken by the news.
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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