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The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza discusses what a second Obama term may look like, and how the administration is balancing the fight for re-election and their long-term agenda. Plus: how Obama is fighting terrorism; and Brooke Gladstone checks in from her reporting trip to Mexico.
On today’s show: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Ingrassia looks at America’s long love affair with the automobile—from the Model Ts to minivans. László Krasznahorkai, one of Hungary’s leading writers, talks about his new novel Satantango, about what happens when a charismatic figure returns to a decaying Hungarian village. Spy novelist Alan Furst describes his latest book, set in Paris on the eve of WWII. Roger Thurow discusses how poor farmers in Kenya deal with what they call “the Hunger Season.”
Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.
Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture.