Songs and Cycles

5 segments
An investigative journalist reports on the estimated quarter of a million mentally ill Americans in prison. Then, we talk about the influence of philanthropist and society figure Brooke Astor. And award-winning songwriter Alan Bergman tells us about finally performing his own songs. Later on, we hear from a vodou priest who performs ceremonies in New York. Plus, a look back at the Monterey Pop Festival of 1967 with Michelle Phillips (from The Mamas & The Papas) and producer Lou Adler.