The Underground Fight for Medical Care in Syria, Calvin Trillin on 50 Years of Civil Rights Reporting

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A Syrian nurse stands next to incubators with newborns who were evacuated by medical staff at a children's hospital to the basement following reported govt. bombardment within a few hundred meters

The New Yorker's Ben Taub profiles London surgeon David Nott, who administers medical instructions via text message to those working in Syria’s secret underground hospitals. Winifred Gallagher reveals how mail delivery fueled political, cultural and economic change in America. Singer/songwriter Eleni Mandell performs live in our studio and talks about her latest album, “Dark Lights Up." Longtime New Yorker staff writer Calvin Trillin talks about reporting on the Civil Rights movement as it unfolded.