Ravaged and Recovered

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On today’s show, James O’Shea, former editor of the Los Angeles Times, tells us why he thinks Wall Street plundered America’s great newspapers. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer William Kennedy discusses his latest novel, Chango’s Beads and Two Tone Shoes. Jeanne Darst talks about her memoir, How Fiction Ruined My Family. And Steven Pinker explains about why he believes violence is actually on the decline and that we’re living in one of the most peaceful ages in human history.