Elizabeth Murray quit her dream job to volunteer in Monet's garden in Giverny, France. Also in this episode, art school student Chris Nissen knocks on the door of the famous, but publicity-shy artist, Andrew Wyeth.
As the country is trying to claw its way out of recession, photographer Brian Ulrich has been exploring facets of our consumer culture. He stood by a trash can for two months in Chicago to see what people were throwing away. Also on the show: Marlin Briscoe earned a spot as Denver Broncos' quarterback at a time when no black quarterback was leading a team in the NFL.
While working for the U.N., Patrick McGrann observed that people need more than jobs and stability - they also need to have fun. He talks with Dick about where he got the idea to teach children in refugee camps to make kites. Patrick says the kites lift kids' spirits - and give them a way to earn some money.