Political Favors; Avonte Oquendo; New Yorker's Editor-in-Chief; Brain Power

4 segments

How much is too much when it comes to political horse-trading? Brigid Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, and David Plotz, editor of Slate and host of Slate Political Gabfest, discuss the line between politics as usual and political corruption. Plus: the realities of caring for children with autism, an "Ask the Editor" with New Yorker editor-in-chief David Remnick, and award-winning science journalist David Hurley describes how brain exercises made him smarter… and how you can do the same.