The Devil's in the Details

Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera talk about the many details and devils that helped bring about the financial crisis. Then, director Claire Denis and actress Isabelle Huppert discuss their latest film, “White Material.” Also NPR’s Michael Goldfarb discusses the emancipation of Europe’s Jews in the 18th and 19th centuries. Plus, word maven Patricia T. O’Conner answers questions about our convoluted and often confusing English language.