Settling Up

In a new assessment of corruption state by state, New Jersey ranks the least corrupt state in the nation. WNYC reporters Bob Hennelly and Cindy Rodriguez discuss where New Jersey and New York stand on the corruption scale—and discuss how best to quantify corruption. Plus: hear about the Mets’ owners’ $162 million settlement in the Madoff lawsuit; Princeton University professor and author Julian Zelizer discusses his new book about renewed interest in American political history; the private costs of public schools; and author Anne Lamott talks about being a grandmother.