Primary Challenges

4 segments
We’ll examine how Texas Governor Rick Perry is fending off a primary challenge from Kay Bailey Hutchinson, and what it means for the future of his state and the Republican Party. Then, we examine the history of dissection in American medicine. Also, world-renowned photojournalist Harry Benson discusses his long career. Plus, young writers describe how mentors like Susan Sontag and Gordon Lish inspired them in their work and their lives.



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