The Political and the Poetical

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Harry Markopolos tells us about the years he spent investigating Bernard Madoff, and how the SEC ignored all the red flags he'd raised about Madoff's Ponzi scheme. Then, William Kentridge discusses his career and the new stunning exhibit of his work at MoMA. And Chang-Rae Lee talks about his latest novel The Surrendered. And, Richard Holmes explains how the Romantic era influenced scientists.

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