Marriage Equality, Mouthwatering Knishes, Movie Musicals, Manhattan and Modern America

4 segments
Mano Hirsch, of the eponymous knish shop on Brighton Beach. Sign in the upper left says, in Hebrew letters, Kosher.

On today’s show: David Boies and Ted Olson discuss their five-year battle for marriage equality in front of the Supreme Court. Laura Silver describes traveling around the world to track down the origins of the knish—and finding its modern incarnations. We’ll take a look at what makes movie musicals like "The Sound of Music" and "Singing in the Rain" so popular. And Donald Miller explains how Manhattan was transformed in the 1920s and how it became the country’s cultural and commercial capital.