For years, the writer Wilton Barnhardt avoided living in his home state of North Carolina or writing about it. But in his newest novel, he dives into the ups and downs of a prominent family from the state's largest city.
Over the last 20 years the rate of students dropping out before graduation has steadily declined. But a stark figure remains: On average, about one million leave every year before graduation. Host Dick Gordon speaks with students and educators about traditional and new ways to help young people succeed.
When Leo Igwe was a child in Nigeria, he saw his father get beaten for being accused of witchcraft. Igwe has made it his life’s work to help people accused of being witches and visits the camps where they take refuge.
For the last five years, photographer Murray Ballard has followed the practice of cryogenics and the people who choose to freeze themselves after death in the hopes that technology will allow them to come back to life.