We all do what we can to get through a week like last week. Boston Poet Nick Flynn was asked to write a poem on the day of the bombing and he did. He reads "Marathon" as well as another poem of his, "Cartoon Physics 1."
Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, performed by Yo-Yo Ma during "Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service" in Boston.
Dick speaks with Sheila Coleman of the Hillsborough Justice Campaign about the way the British government dealt with a tragic incident in a Liverpool soccer stadium, and how it became a pivotal moment for people there. Two decades later, British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologized.
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.
With news of tear gas use in various Occupy demonstrations, Dick speaks with former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper, who oversaw the decision to tear gas a huge crowd during the World Trade Organization protests in 1999.