Japan in 1941; Rhino Records; Paul Auster's Early Life; Disappearring Monarch Butterflies; Bruce Dern

Monarch butterfly

Eri Hotta takes a look at the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese point of view and examines Japan’s leaders entered a war they thought they were likely to lose. Harold Bronson tells the story of his Rhino Records, which was born in the backroom of a record store in the 1970s. Paul Auster discusses his early intellectual life— from his love of cartoons to writing his first poem at the age of 9. We’ll find out why scientists are worried about the monarch butterfly population. And Bruce Dern talks about playing Woody in Alexander Payne’s latest film, “Nebraska.”