Host Matt Frei is joined by Donna Brazile. The Democratic strategist, former campaign manager for Al Gore, professor and columnist is also the author of Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics. She offers her take on the week’s top news and shares some personal stories of growing up in Louisiana.Donna Brazile
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma was born in China but is perhaps one of the United States’ most well respected musicians. He shares his melodies and his thoughts on American music and the cultural arts.Yo-Yo Ma
FBI Cold Cases of the Civil Rights
Racially motivated crimes often took place and went unpunished in the United States, especially before the Civil Rights Movement.
Matt Frei visits the Federal Bureau of Investigation to talk to Special Agent Cynthia Deitle. Agent Deitle is hoping to shut the books on over 100 cases that have gone 'cold' after years sitting 'open' without access to further evidence or pronouncements of official closure.
Useful Links: The Case of D.B. Cooper
"The FBI launches a new effort to crack a case from 1971, when hijacker D.B. Cooper parachuted from a Seattle-bound plane, after extorting $200,000. An FBI agent, who was only 4 when Cooper jumped, hopes new DNA evidence and tips from the public will track down the mystery."FBI Reopens Very Cold Case of D.B. Cooper
Useful Links: The Case of Emmett TillThe Case of Emmett Till
Flash mobs and Food carts
Technology and food come together in San Francisco where food carts announce and customers pounce on the freshest lunch choices to be found in all varieties of cuisine.Top 10 food carts on Twitter
Matt Frei talks with a local food critic and several vendors about how Twitter is adding a bit of spice to the scene.
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