Trent Lott and Tom Daschle on Partisan Politics, B.Smith on Living with Alzheimer's

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Former US Senator Tom Daschle, left, and former Senator Trent Lott, right, shake hands at the conclusion of a formal ceremony to dedicate the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate in Boston.

Today's show is a rebroadcast from interviews that originally aired on January 20, 2016 and March 15, 2016. Former senators Trent Lott and Tom Daschle urge compromise and cooperation in order to fix our broken political system in Crisis Point. Celebrity chef and entrepreneur B. Smith and her husband Dan Gasby talk about their life together after B.'s Alzheimer's diagnosis. Hanya Yanagihara discusses her acclaimed novel "A Little Life," which was short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Award. Thomas Frank's latest book takes a critical look at why the Democratic Party hasn’t done more to advance the causes of the middle class.