Russia launches another round of airstrikes in Syria. In Afghanistan, fighting with the Taliban continues in Kunduz. And a Palestinian flag flies at the U.N. for the first time. A panel of journalists joins guest host Melissa Block for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
New York Times columnist and former drama critic Frank Rich grew up in Washington in the 1950’s and ’60’s — a time when the nation’s capital still felt like a small town, and when few families had to face the effects of divorce. In his new memoir, Frank Rich talks about his own troubled family, and about how he found a second home in the world of theater.
- Frank Rich author, columnist for the New York Times, senior writer for the New York Times Magazines, and former drama critic
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