NYPD Commissioner Bratton; Coming-to-America Culture Shock; Oh, Possums!

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Common opossum, black-eared opossum or gamba (Didelphis marsupialis), Didelphidae.

Coming up on today's show:

  • New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton talks about the latest NYPD news. 
  • Playwright and director George C. Wolfe talks about his Tony-nominated musical, "Shuffle Along: Or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All that Followed."
  • Among long wait times and a shakeup in leadership, the TSA is rethinking its airport security strategy. The New York Times' Ron Nixon explains.
  • If you moved to America from another country, call in to share your "culture shock" stories.
  • Let's talk about one of the lesser-known furry creatures around New York: opossums. Sarah Aucoin from the Parks Department tells us more.