The Obama administration is busy selling its healthcare plan to Congress and an American public hungry for reform but fearful of change. Plus, navigating New York City history block by block, transgender rights, and remembering MJ.
Today wraps up a key week in the health care reform debate. Much of the disagreement centers around the notion of "rationing" - so, just who should make decisions about who gets care? Carrie Budoff Brown is covering health care and the White House for Politico.
Throughout his career, Michael Jackson had a complex relationship with race. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, reflects on Jackson's legacy, both musical and social.
Pauline Park follows up from a question that was raised during our Greene Space show about transgender rights legislation. Then,Can your cell phone really interfere with a plane's sophisticated navigation equipment? A listener-pilot clears things up.
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