Scott Simon is a broadcaster and writer who has reported stories from every state and continent. He hosts his Saturday NPR show, and PBS shows, does features for BBC teevee, writes novels and plays. His most recent books are Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other, and Windy City.
Charity Tillemann Dick, Soprano (EG6)
April, 2012: Charity Tillemann Dick, interviewed by Scott Simon, and having come through two double lung transplants, discusses the importance of organ donors. Charity is usually busy singing for presidents, prime ministers, secretaries-general, royalty, celebrities and anyone who will listen.
Mark Kelly & Gabby Giffords, Astronaut & Congresswoman (EG6)
April, 2012: Scott Simon interviews Mark Kelly, who is joined by Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, on topics of space exploration and astonishing courage in the face of adversity and tragedy. Mark Edward Kelly is a retired American astronaut, U.S. Navy captain and naval aviator. Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords is an American politician. Scott Simon is a broadcaster and writer who has reported stories from every state and continent.