The Sting

On today’s show: We’ll speak to the two investigative reporters who broke the corruption story in New Jersey in 2009 that involved crooked rabbis, a ponzi scheme, and black-market kidneys. Harvard English Professor Marjorie Garber discusses how the digital world is changing the definition of literature. It’s opening day, and baseball historian John Thorn tells us about the early days of baseball. Plus, Backstory is all about the legal and personal troubles of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.