Watching Closely and Singing Fully

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Jessye Norman

On today’s show: Mother Jones senior editor Nick Baumann tells the story of an American expat who was cleared of having ties to terrorism but still feels the effects of the government’s suspicions. Writer and director Michael Maren talks about his film, “A Short History of Decay,” with Bryan Greenberg and Harris Yulin, who star in it. Former Gourmet editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl on her first novel, called Delicious! We’ll talk to two editors of Civil Eats, a daily news source about America’s food system that just won James Beard Award for Publication of the Year. And opera legend Jessye Norman looks back on her childhood in Georgia and her career in music.