A Monumental Undertaking

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On today’s show: Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich discusses what he thinks can be done to redress the current state of wealth inequality in the United States. Teju Cole joins us to talk about Open City, the latest pick of the Leonard Lopate Show Book Club. The latest installment of the BBC’s A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a broadsheet that commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Plus, Robert Caro talks about the fourth installment of his monumental biography of Lyndon Johnson.