More Than Meets the Eye

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On today’s show: We’ll look at the ways in which the devastating 2010 Haitian earthquake was an unnatural disaster—and at the profound economic and social injustices that made the disaster much worse. Pulitzer Prize-winner Jennifer Egan takes your questions about her novel Look at Me, this month’s selection on our Book Club! The directors of the documentary "Mann v. Ford," tell us about a long-neglected environmental disaster in New Jersey. Our latest Backstory segment is about the cultural evolution of the gay bar. Plus, we’ll get an update on the political situation in Egypt.