Chemical Reaction

4 segments
  • Contested Will  15 min
  • Persuasion  33 min
On today’s show, industrial hygienist Monona Rossol explains why the European Union is more stringent than the United States when it comes to regulating chemicals in everyday products. Then, Mark Kurlansky talks about how baseball changed one town in the Dominican Republic. Also, Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro discusses why so many people continue to question whether the bard wrote all of his plays. Then, we'll look how modern marketing and advertising has influenced our culture over the past 50 years.