Ten states now have animal welfare laws requiring bigger cages for hens and livestock. We look at what these new rules could mean for food prices, farmers and how we raise animals in the United States.
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
In 1944, a cataclysmic fire broke out in a circus tent in Hartford, Connecticut and killed 167 people. Stewart O’Nan’s new book tells the story of the tragedy and how it affected the city of Hartford and the thousands of people who were in the audience that day.
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