On today’s show: We’ll meet Dr. Massouda Jalal, the first woman to run for the Afghan presidency. And, Tom Davis tells up about writing for Saturday Night Live in its early days. Then, former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky on his efforts to bring back reciting poetry out loud. Plus, neurosurgeon Keith Black on why he calls the brain "tiger country."
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