John Thompson spent 18 years on death row. He joins us, along with litigator John Hollway, to discuss his long road to exoneration. Then, historian Mae Ngai tells the story of a family of Chinese immigrants in San Francisco. Also, John Canemaker of NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, discusses two of the great creative forces in early animation: Joe Grant and Joe Ranft. Plus, Please Explain is all about rubber!