On today's show, longtime World Bank official Robert Calderisi looks at who's to blame for Africa's economic and political struggles. Later on, an archaeologist says that Europe’s appetite for fish may have led to its discovery of America. And director Robert Towne and actress Idina Menzel preview their new film, “Ask the Dust.” Plus, this week's Please Explain is all about fat!
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