If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, then ugliness is too. Umberto Eco explores human fascination and disgust towards ugliness. Also, find out how the oil industry benefited from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1992. We hear about the drawings of French pointillist Georges Seurat. Plus: the far-reaching scandal involving former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson.
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