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.
Roger Lucey was a young musician who used his music to confront apartheid in South Africa. But just as Roger's career was taking off, a young South African security officer was assigned to ruin him. The two men join Dick Gordon to talk about their unlikely friendship, and about what lessons their story holds for the United States. Also in the show: A professional sports fan.
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.