On today’s show: David Leonhardt and Thomas Geoghegan on how the legalization of bad lending practices has played a role in bringing the economy to its knees. Then, David Grann on the mysterious disappearance of two explorers in the Amazon in the 1920’s. And, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, Mary Pat Kelly joins us to talk about her new novel on the Irish American experience. Plus, Nobel laureate and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center President Harold Varmus on his life and career.
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