The New Asian Hemisphere

How will the growing strength of Asia affect world politics, economics, and history? We also look into what the West could do to stay competitive with Asia. Plus: a father and son talk about how meth addiction can tear apart families. We hear about a historical novel based on the family of Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe. And word maven Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls on our complex English language!

Check out the latest in our Political Projections film series! On Tuesday, March 4, we'll talk about how Hollywood has showcased American cynicism about politics. You can watch the selected films and weigh in on the conversation.