Shining a Light

Harriet Washington looks at the moral and medical implications of gene patenting, and whether corporate ownership of the human genome might save lives. Tony award-winner Jennifer Tipton talks about the magic of theatrical lighting design and her two upcoming works at Lincoln Center’s White Light Festival. Amitav Ghosh discusses his new novel, River of Smoke. On Underreported we’ll examine the U.S. intervention in Uganda and in Somalia.