Thanatos is the Greek god of death, and a man bearing his name roams the streets of Vancouver in a mask. His mission is to help people, and guest host Phoebe Judge listens to what drives him to be a real-life superhero.
Nicholas Peart, a student at Borough of Manhattan Community College, has been stopped and searched three times by New York City Police officers. He tells Dick he feels he is a target, and that he does not feel safe around police officers.
This is the first episode of The Story's series After Innocence, Exoneration in America. Gloria Killian was a a 35 year old law school student in the 1980’s when she was convicted of murder and sentenced to 32 years to life in prison. Gloria claimed her innocence from the outset. After 17 and a half years her conviction was overturned. Browse more stories in the series.
Albert Smith was a drug dealer for more than twenty years in Oakland. But this past year, he has made a big change. He’s stopped dealing and he’s training to do solar panel sales and installation. Also in this episode, Deborah Dunbar, who works in Flint, Michigan as a machinist.
After working in politics and diplomacy for years, Peter Bourne developed quite a rolodex of interesting contacts. He started working with then-Congressman Bill Richardson in 1995 and helped spring two American contractors from a prison in Iraq.