Friday, March 12, 2010
Kurt Andersen talks with the Chieftains' Paddy Moloney about the band's new record, San Patricio. It pays tribute to the real-life battalion of Irish-American soldiers who deserted the U.S. Army to fight for the Mexicans. An artist in her eighties rediscovers drawings she did forty years ago. In the Utah desert, a scrappy team of scientists attempts to simulate life on Mars. And The New Yorker's architecture critic Paul Goldberger gets us to look at the city in a whole new way.