August 31, 2008 Take Me To Your Leader changes course.
August 30, 2008 Instead of covering the conventions, David Greene got a very different assignment — to hit the road, and chat with Americans about their views on leadership, far away from the convention halls. He gives us a look inside this reporter's notebook.
August 29, 2008 David Greene is traveling from Barack Obama's hometown of Chicago to John McCain's hometown of Phoenix talking to local leaders. We catch up with him on the road between Springfield and Kansas City, Mo.
August 28, 2008 Mountain View, Ark., is a small town in the Ozark Mountains where musicians are leading an effort to keep the town alive. It's part of a series talking to people about whom they look up to.
August 28, 2008 David Greene is traveling from Barack Obama's hometown of Chicago to John McCain's hometown of Phoenix talking to local leaders. In Springfield, Mo., we meet a little boy who grew up with a guitar in his crib.
August 27, 2008 David Greene missed Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention. He was too busy dancing at an Ozarks jam session in Mountain View, Ark. — in search of local leaders.
August 26, 2008 David Greene is traveling the country in search of local leaders. Along the journey, he meets a soybean farmer who has diversified into the frog legs business. Greene also tells Madeleine Brand about a ferryboat captain hard-pressed to choose between Ted Nugent and Jesus Christ as a role model.
August 25, 2008 Fans of the Gary RailCats, a minor league baseball team from Gary, Ind., nominate people in their community who make a difference and aren't running for public office. Answers in the RailCats' stadium range from mothers to the team's general manager.
August 25, 2008 David Greene is taking an old fashioned road trip during the Democratic and Republican Conventions. But he isn't going to Denver or St. Paul — he's going to the hometowns of both candidates and many points in between in search of everyday people who are leaders in their communities.
August 25, 2008 Izola White runs a soul food diner on Chicago's South Side that's a famous gathering spot for the city's political movers and shakers. But White and her diner have also become a stabilizing force in an otherwise rough neighborhood.
August 24, 2008 We tried to be equitable in Chicago, hitting both the North Side and South Side. You'll hear from the South Side on Morning Edition Monday - our report from legendary Izola's, a soul food diner where just looking at the "candied sweets" (potatoes ...
August 15, 2008 Do you live between Chicago and Phoenix? If so, we may be coming for a visit.
August 15, 2008 The conflict between Russia and Georgia has provided John McCain with an opportunity to stress his foreign policy credentials. But some have questioned whether he's using the crisis for political gain — and the origins of his ties to Georgia.
August 14, 2008 A new John McCain biography is set for release in early September, so mark your calendars -- if you're 7, that is.
August 14, 2008 With Barack Obama on vacation, John McCain has the campaign trail and the airwaves largely to himself. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has been displaying his foreign policy credentials on the Georgia-Russia conflict.
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