Dick spoke with Senator McGovern in 2007, and heard him read from his famous 1970 speech to the U.S. Congress condemning the Vietnam War. McGovern died Sunday, and we remember his clarity and eloquence. Hear the 2007 conversation here.
Columbia Law School professor James Liebman organized his students to re-investigate a murder case which led to the execution of Carlos De Luna. They found evidence that they believe proves that the state of Texas executed the wrong man.
Alicia Partnoy, who was held in a secret prison in Argentina, speaks to Sean Cole about the place called the Little School. The naming of the Buenos Aires cardinal as pope has brought up memories of the country’s Dirty War, during which thousands of citizens were kidnapped and killed.
Abdi Iftin has told us about his life in Mogadishu, Somalia, and now recounts what it’s like being a Somali refugee in Nairobi, Kenya. He says lately the community has been the target of harassment and round-ups that have gotten so bad, he won't go out at night.