Comparison Shopping, Schooling and Voting

6 segments

51,000 new pre-k students started school in New York City yesterday. WNYC’s Robin Shulman reports on how it’s going, and Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, the person in charge of pre-k implementation, talks about how the first day went and answers parents’ questions. Plus: Gail Sheehy, contributing editor to Vanity Fair, on her new memoir; Whole Foods is trying to get rid of its “Whole Paycheck” nickname; City Council member Oliver Koppell on his run for New York State Senate; and a new documentary explores the story of the Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Dock Ellis, who supposedly pitched a no-hitter while high on LSD.