Then, James Luria, who as a boy of 9 loaded his father’s shotgun and almost shot him.
British Parliament member Jack Straw tells the story of a killing spree in Scotland in 1997 and how it spurred a gun ban.
Dispelling myths about December 21, 2012 with a NASA Astrobiologist, and a Mayan Activist.
Carlos Martinez had a master’s in engineering, but was an undocumented immigrant and couldn’t work legally. He was one of the first to apply for the deferred action plan this summer.
Todd Parkman worked to get an alcohol law passed in conservative Mississippi.
We learn about this week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that may change the situation of many juveniles, including Charles Lewis Jr., who are sentenced to life without parole.
Dick speaks with Alison Feigh, whose classmate Jacob Wetterling was abducted in 1989 and never found. She now works at the National Child Protection Safety Center.
Nicholas Peart, a student at Borough of Manhattan Community College, has been stopped and searched three times by New York City Police officers. He tells Dick he feels he is a target, and that he does not feel safe around police officers.
We check back in with W.C. Lynchwho was sterilized against his will to see how he is feeling about North Carolina's plan to offer monetary compensation for this procedure.
Story producer Phoebe Judge speaks with photographer Kevin Bauman, a Detroit native, about his recent project, 100 Abandoned Houses.
In today's diary, Ahmed Abdullah (who is Sunni) talks about giving a ride home to a Shiite colleague, who was upset and embarrassed over the violence.
First, we hear from educator Joel Myrick, who used his pistol to confront a school shooter.
Also, Derrick Durr, who tries to interrupt gun violence in Chicago.
And, finally, Terry Greene Sterling who has carried a gun for twenty years - for protection.
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