The Sunday Conversation
Apr 13, 2014 — Craig Remsburg's son, Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, was serving in Afghanistan when he was wounded by a roadside bomb in 2009. Since then it has been the family's mission to get Cory back to health.
Apr 6, 2014 — Angie Epifano was studying at Amherst College when she says she was raped by another student. Frustrated by the school's response, she dropped out and became an advocate for survivors.
Mar 30, 2014 — As a journalist in Kabul, Bilal Sarwary often covers horrifying attacks that leave civilians dead. There was another attack last week, but this one was different — and it shook him to the core.
Mar 16, 2014 — Yousef Bashir was 15 when he was shot in the back during the Israeli occupation of Gaza. He is now a student in the U.S. and hopes one day he'll become a diplomat and return home.
Mar 9, 2014 — After years of selling drugs and serving prison time in Detroit, Isaac Lott now works to help reclaim abandoned homes. He says he is hopeful about his own future, as well as the future of the city.
Mar 2, 2014 — Cynthia Wright takes on cases no one else wants to hear about: crimes against children. She sees herself as an advocate for those who can't speak for themselves and a support for their families.
Feb 23, 2014 — Melissa Anelli is the author of Harry, A History, a best-selling book about Harry Potter from J.K. Rowling's series. And for more than five years, she has also been the victim of a cyberstalker.
Feb 16, 2014 — Reed Vreeland has HIV. He talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about living with the virus, figuring out when to disclose his status, and his work to eradicate the stigma of having HIV-positive status.
Feb 9, 2014 — In the 1980's and 90's, crack cocaine ravaged the nation's capitol, helping to earn D.C. the moniker "the murder capital of the United States." For this week's Sunday Conversation, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Ruben Castaneda, who was himself addicted to crack even while he reported on the crack epidemic for The Washington Post.
Feb 2, 2014 — John Moffitt was an offensive lineman for the Seattle Seahawks for two seasons, and then got traded to another powerhouse team, the Denver Broncos. Those two teams are playing in Super Bowl XLVIII, but Moffitt won't be on the field; he quit midway through this season. Moffitt joins NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about his decision to walk away from football.