Historian Matthew Dallek looks at the history behind the Office of Civilian Defense, the country's first agency for homeland security, and the competing visions of those tasked with spearheading the department: New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.
Diane talks about military service and the war in Iraq with Iraq veterans, a military spouse and the producer of a recent radio documentary about military families.
- Bill Carr Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Personnel Policy
- Lt. Col. David Poirier Retired, former active duty commander of the 720th Military Police Battalion
- John Biewen producer of the radio documentary "Married to the Military"
- Jeanette Mulligan wife of Army Sgt. Clinton Mulligan, Fort Bragg, NC
- Maj. Paul Hackett U.S. Marine and Iraq veteran; ran for U.S. House seat from Ohio in a special election
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