He's a grand old man in the young field of green architecture. In the 1970s, William McDonough built the first ?green roof? in America ?- a corporate headquarters with a meadow on top -- and now works on projects all over the world.
For 18 years, the historic Jewish quarter of Krakow has been home to a Jewish cultural festival -- nine days of dancing, lectures, and concerts. 25,000 people attend, most of them Poles with no Jewish family. Stephanie Rowden wondered what Jewish culture can mean in a place where it has been absent for 60 years. She produced the story as part of a public art project in Krakow.
Kurt talks with a Columbia University astrophysicist who's eagerly awaiting data from the Large Hadron Collider. Levin, also an author, wrote the historical novel A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines.
Steve Earle casts a critical eye on the political scene, in a song from his record El Corazon.