He was born the son of a British diplomat. When he died, he was the man who fused politics with punk. Today on Soundcheck, a look at the turbulent life of Joe Strummer, leader of the legendary group The Clash. Also: Country singer and actress Mare Winningham talks about starring in the musical "10 Million Miles." Plus, a report card on the Tony Awards.
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