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June 25, 2013

She's In Charge

She's In Charge

General David Petraeus is replacing General Stanley McChrystal in Afghanistan. McChrystal resigned this week, after an article in Rolling Stone quoted him criticizing members of the Obama administration. As the controversy around the situation unfolds, we thought it would be a good chance to listen back to Dick Gordon's conversation with a U.S. military leader who's been working on the ground in Afghanistan. Earlier this year, Dick spoke with Lieutenant Colonel Jody Nelson. She’s responsible for more than 750 troops and is working daily with Afghans in an attempt to bring security to her area. She speaks with Dick candidly about her view of how things are going.


Dance Lessons From Michael

Today is the one year anniversary of the death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Tributes are planned around the globe. Tomorrow, the Jackson family is holding a red carpet event, "Forever Michael," to commemorate the occasion. Joanne Spencer joins Dick to talk about the profound affect that Michael Jackson had on her own life. It's a story that Joanne didn't quite understand until the days immediately following the singer's untimely death. 

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