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.
When the earthquake shook northeast Japan last March, Carl Pillitteri was leading a team of technicians in the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. He was one of some 40 Americans working at the plant that day, and he spoke exclusively in this interview with Alex Chadwick.
Dick checks in with Mandy Henk, one of the itinerant librarians for the Occupy movement. After the books in New York City were thrown away, they have a new strategy: librarians giving books out from small rolling carts.