Good Sports

4 segments

Today we're airing some of our favorite interviews from the summer. Historian William Jelani Cobb looks at how Barack Obama won the Democratic nomination without the support of much of the established black leadership. He argues that the term "postracial" is inaccurate. Then, one man discusses the struggles he and his estranged cousin went through in order to get a kidney transplant. Also, Vendela Vida talks about her new novel, The Lovers. Plus, New Yorker editor David Remnick and longtime writer Roger Angell discuss the art of sports writing.