Dwight Gooden; Superman; Russell Banks' Short Stories; Homeless Families in NYC

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Leonard Lopate and baseball legend Dwight Gooden in the WNYC studio

Dwight Gooden talks about his years with the Mets, winning three World Series, pitching a no-hitter, and how he finally conquered his addictions. Larry Tye tells the history of Superman, one of popular culture’s most enduring heroes. Russell Banks talks about his new collection of short stories. And New Yorker staff writer Ian Frazier and Coalition for the Homeless president Mary Brosnahan discuss why homelessness in New York has reached such high numbers.