On today’s show, Atul Gawande explains how using a simple checklist can prevent errors and save lives. Then Richard Ellis talks about how polar bears are being affected by the melting Arctic ice caps. And novelist Jonathan Dee describes his book about privileged New Yorkers. Plus, Griffin Dunne discusses his father, Dominick Dunne’s life and work.
WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York's flagship public radio
stations, broadcasting the finest programs from NPR, PRI and American Public Media, as well as a wide range of award-winning local
programming. WNYC is a division of
New York Public Radio.