Today, the international soccer organization FIFA is holding elections for president. There is only one candidate in the race - Sepp Blatter - and the organization he runs has been dogged by accusations of corruption and bribery. So an enterprising sports writer, Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl, launched a campaign to unseat him.
Twenty-year-old Gerrin Hayes just dropped out of high school. He says growing up in a crack house made it impossible to focus on studying. But Gerrin still has hope. He has a mentor, Craig Zeno, who once was a dropout himself, and he makes a strong case for the value of school.
Larry Hyatt runs one of the biggest gun shops in the country, and he tells host Dick Gordon that as some politicians have tried to tighten gun legislation, he’s seen a growing demand for “high capacity” guns.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Prior to the ruling, host Dick Gordon spoke with an activist and a resident who were at the center of the civil rights fight in Holmes County, Mississipi.