Gold and War, Baseball's Brawl, Aladdin on Stage
Thursday, May 29, 2014
On today’s show: Kwasi Kwarteng tells the story of how our obsession with gold has long been intertwined with war. We take a look at how racial tensions spilled onto the baseball field in 1965, when Juan Marichal and John Roseboro fought during a game between the Giants and the Dodgers. James Monroe Iglehart talks about his Tony-nominated role as the Genie in “Aladdin,” along with by Thomas Schumacher, one of the musical’s producers.