Making Progress

Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter-Gault were surrounded by newsmen when we arrived on the Athens campus of the University of Georgia on January 9, 1961.

On today’s show: Emmy and Peabody Award–winning NPR special foreign correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault talks about her personal journey through the civil rights movement. A 1966 NBC documentary told the story of an African American waiter working in a “whites only” restaurant—that story has been revisited in a film called “Booker’s Place.” Kevin Kline discusses his latest film, “Darling Companion.” Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects looks at a jade dragon cup from Central Asia. Plus, Please Explain is all about movie special effects!