Ending Child Marriages in America, How Internment Camps Influenced American Architecture

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Leonard Slatkin leads the orchestra during a rehearsal in Detroit, Thursday, April 7, 2011.

Fraidy Reiss, the founder and executive director of Unchained At Last, joins us to discuss her work to help women and girls escape arranged and forced marriages, and her efforts to end child marriage in the United States. Leonard Slatkin, conductor of the Orchestre National de Lyon, joins us to discuss his recent concert at Carnegie Hall, as well as the orchestra’s first American tour since 2003. Dr. Bill Schutt, a vertebrate zoologist and researcher at the American Museum of Natural History, joins us to discuss his new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural HistoryAlexandra Lange, architecture critic for Curbed, talks about her story, “The forgotten history of Japanese-American designers’ World War II internment: Revisiting the link between detention and design history, 75 years after FDR’s executive order.”  Lange will be joined by Dakin Hart, senior curator at the Noguchi Museum and the curator of the recent exhibit “Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center.”