Lessons from History

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Martin Redrado, the former President of Argentina’s Central Bank, discusses the dangers of mixing political and economic power in an emerging country. Then, T. C. Boyle talks about his latest novel, When the Killing’s Done. Also, we’ll take a look at how Harlem, once a Dutch village, became the capital of Black America. Plus, we’ll find out how an author’s quest to reconstruct the lives of her own 19th-century ancestors shed light on the forgotten roles of African-American elites in New York City.