Truth and Consequences

6 segments

The Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei has been detained by the Chinese government since early April, and an exhibition of his sculptures opened yesterday in Manhattan. Evan Osnos of The New Yorker joins from Beijing to discuss Weiwei’s work and activism. Plus: the controversy over the use of “Geronimo” as the code-name for the bin Laden operation; Daniel Markey of the Council for Foreign Relation and Matt Rosenberg of the Wall Street Journal discuss the U.S.-Pakistan relations; and the WNYC/New York Times Bird-Watching map.