Risky Business

On today’s show: we’ll look into how medical care has been politicized in the United States, and how medicine has become one of the weapons of the “culture wars.” The sister of murdered Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya discusses whether journalism is worth dying for. Playwright Sharr White and actress Laurie Metcalf talk about the world premiere of “The Other Place.” Our latest Backstory profiles President Salih of Yemen, and on Underreported, Charlayne Hunter-Gault takes a look at the volatile political situation in South Africa.

The Leonard Lopate Show is live in the Greene Space April 13 at 7 pm! Find out more and get tickets here!