A New Painkiller, a Crime Boss, a Love Story

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Mugshot of James "Whitey" Bulger. Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. From the film "Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger," a Magnolia Pictures release.

On today’s show: We’ll learn about the controversial long-acting painkiller Zohydro, which is 10 times stronger than Vicodin and was approved by the FDA in October. Filmmaker Joe Berlinger talks about his new documentary about Whitey Bulger, and he’s joined by Bulger’s attorney. Damien Echols and Lorri Davis describe their 16-year-long correspondence—and how they fell in love and got married—while Echols was on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. And we'll look at how Walmart store managers were encouraged to hide the amount of merchandise that was stolen and damaged—and how that affected profit margins.