explains why he says a better understanding of jazz music can improve your life. A look at photos of NYC in the 1960s and 70s. Plus, find out why standardized test prep companies like Kaplan are being brought into failing New York schools, and whether they're worth the high price tag. But first: more coverage of the Republican convention, live from the Twin Cities! We look at the complex relationship between Bush and McCain.
Join us for another Lopate Show film screening! On Monday, Sept. 8th, we'll be showing the 1976 film "All the President's Men" at Galapagos in DUMBO. Seating is limited, so RSVP soon!