On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
Dallas Morning News columnist Lee Cullum joins Diane for a discussion of genius, and its rise and fall over the past century. Her new book describes people who’ve been outstanding in fields ranging from art to science to music to politics. The title of her book refers both to the fact that such people often become achievers at a very young age, and the sense that the early part of the 20th century produced many more geniuses than did the latter half.
- Lee Cullum author and columnist for the Dallas Morning News
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