Philip Shenon on the Kennedy Assassination; Actress Lupita Nyong'o; Victoria Loustalot's Memoir; Our Word Maven

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On today’s show: Philip Shenon shares his secret history of the Kennedy assassination—and tries to answer questions about President Kennedy’s death that people are still asking 50 years later. Lupita Nyong’o talks about her breakout role as Patsey in the film “12 Years a Slave.” Victoria Loustalot describes making peace with her father’s memory by taking the trip he had promised to take her on before he developed AIDS and died. And our “word maven” Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls and questions about the idiosyncrasies of the English language.