Powerful Stuff

6 segments

The Metropolitan Opera is the first major performing arts organization to visit Japan since the March earthquake. The Met Opera’s general manager Peter Gelb checks in live from Tokyo—and discusses the state of opera in New York. Plus: the politician personality and whether power leads to bad decisions; the politics of water in China; beating the federal deadline to set up New York’s health insurance exchanges; and Jim Gilliam explains why the internet is his religion.