The Department of Justice confirms it secretly obtained phone records from the Associated Press. University of Maryland dean Lucy Dalglish joins us to discuss. Award-winning journalist Elizabeth Becker considers the global travel industry's growing toll on the planet in her new text, Overbooked. We conclude our conversation with legendary director Mel Brooks. More
Maceo Parker looks back at his days with James Brown and the legacy of funk music, as laid out in his new autobiography, 98% Funky Stuff: My Life in Music, and his new album, "Soul Classics". Plus, controversial activist Bill Ayers, author of the upcoming text, Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident, reflects on the link between education and democracy. More
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