Sep 26, 2011 — The first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize has died of cancer in a Nairobi hospital. Wangari Maathai of Kenya was 71. World leaders are praising her for the work she did at promoting peace and conservation.
Sep 26, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, military drones and their role in foreign policy, remembering Wangari Maathai, and the opinion page. In the second hour, the author of The New Kids: Big Dreams and Brave Journeys at a High School for Immigrant Teens, and the idea behind the film, Moneyball.