Next week Congress will introduce legislation to phase out the overuse of antibiotics in farm animals. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and Robert Martin of the Pew Campaign on Human Health and Industrial Farming look at how the practice may be promoting the development of drug-resistant infections. Also, former New York City cop Paul Bacon on his unexpectedly funny memoir of his time on the force.
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