Today's "My America" guest is Dr. Abraham Verghese, professor at Stanford University. Regarding the dislocation and alienation experienced by immigrants, he lamented not having had a more common American experience, but had great appreciation for it.
Another Old Hollywood star has faded this morning. Iconic actor Tony Curtis, who appeared in over 100 movies during his storied career, is dead this morning at 85. John and Celeste remember this legend and his remarkable life.
As America has become more diverse, its law schools and firms have followed suit. But the pipeline to the judiciary is blocked?white males are overrepresented on state appellate benches by a margin of nearly two-to-one.
Today is the Tibetan New Year, but the Dalai Lama has put celebrations on hold. Robert Thurman, a professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist studies at Columbia University, joins us to look at how this transition might unfold.
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