Influences

5 segments

On today’s show: We’ll get a history of the populist Right in the United States. Pico Iyer discusses his fondness for the writer Graham Greene. The BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects continues with a look at the 2,700 year old Lachish Reliefs. Margot Livesey tells us about her new novel, The Flight of Gemma Hardy. And Jamal Joseph, former spokesman and leader of the New York Black Panthers, talks about his time with the group and how he found a new calling in prison.