Know Your Power

Nancy Pelosi, the first female Speaker of the House, offers some life and career advice for her fellow American women. Also: a new documentary about what recruiters have to do to convince young people to join the Army these days. Plus, the latest in our Underappreciated summer reading series is about Mehdi Charef, who helped create a new genre of Franco-African literature in the early 1980s.

We're hosting another FREE Lopate Show film screening on Monday, August 4! We'll be watching the 1972 film "The Candidate." Seats are limited, so RSVP soon. Find out more.

And for tomorrow's show - Tues. July 29 - we want to hear from current and former waiters. Tell us your horror stories of diners' misbehavior.