The Influencing Machine

5 segments

New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has opened an investigation into the role three major banks played in the financial crisis. New York Times reporter Gretchen Morgenson talks about the inquiry. Plus: Dahlia Lithwick of Slate discusses some of the Supreme Court cases still awaiting resolution; the Freedom Rides at 50; and Brooke Gladstone from ‘On The Media’ explains her new book and the so-called “Influencing Machine.”