Malcolm Brady, former assistant director of the ATF, tells host Dick Gordon about the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, and how they dug into the rubble to get the frame of the van that carried the explosives - and identify who put it there.
Greg Hampikian is a forensic DNA expert who works using DNA technology to free innocent individuals in prison. He says that new technology is allowing smaller amounts of DNA to be analyzed, which means that more cases can be reopened, but that can also cause problems as there is more room for human error.
Destiny Coleman and Vicki Lopez-Lukis are two women from different walks of life. Destiny grew up in poverty and had a troubled childhood. Vicki made history as the youngest person admitted to Notre Dame University. Both women landed behind bars, and became friends. Also in this episode, Max Hardberger tells stories of high seas piracy. His job is to take back ships that have been pirated and return them to their rightful owners.
Margaret Henningsen was close to hitting 50. And she'd been wildly successful. As an African American woman in Milwaukee in the late 1980's, she'd landed a plum job at a mainstream bank. She made sure that her clients - often African Americans unable to get mortgages and business loans - got full and fair loan evaluations in her office. She was able to do business with many people who were turned down by other banks. But she couldn't help all the minorities who needed loans. So Margaret decided to open her own financial institution. Also in the show: A man takes a job washing windows.
Dianne Reinhardt runs a small artisan bakery outside of Atlanta, and she's thriving despite the bad economy. She says she runs her business like a family budget: she doesn't spend money she doesn't have. When the price of an ingredient goes up, she simply cuts it out of the recipe - or she makes smaller loaves.