Philip Galanes Takes Your 'Back-to-School' Questions, Capturing Hidden Moments in 'The Jazz Loft'

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W. Eugene Smith, [Ron Free, drummer], 1958.

Classroom bullies, distracted students, impatient teachers... New York Times Social Q's columnist Philip Galanes solves your back-to-school dilemmas! Director and producer Sara Fishko discusses, "The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith," her film about LIFE Magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith and jazz musicians Thelonious Monk, Ron Free and Hall Overton. Patrick Phillips traces the history of racial violence in Georgia, and how one county remained “all white” into the 1990s. Three Lasker laureates — William Kaelin, Jr., Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager, and Bruce Alberts — discuss their achievements in medicine and science education.