A science reporter explores the stigma against being short, and explains how physical size and childhood growth shape our adult lives. Then, we hear a live performance from neo-klezmer, bluegrass mandolinist and clarinetist Andy Statman. Plus, we find out how the Yiddish Theater influenced American entertainment at the turn of the 20th century. And Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions.
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