Leonard Lopate Weekend: Math Prodigies, The Nature Fix, Criminal Museums

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Emyr Willis, Thays Garcis and Jonathan Jackson last summer riding the subway from the Bronx to the math program they attended, Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics

Amy Harmon, national correspondent for The New York Times, discusses a NYC camp for pre-teens from lower income public schools who all have a high math aptitude. Harmon is joined by three of the students: Thays Garcia, Jonathan “JJ” Jackson and Emyr Willis. Florence Williams, contributing editor to Outside Magazine, discusses her latest book, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier and More Creative. Gary Vikan, a medieval scholar and former Director of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, discusses his latest book, Sacred and Stolen: Confessions of a Museum Director