Jails in the U.S. have increasingly become holding cells for people suffering from mental illness despite the fact that the vast majority pose no threat to public safety. We get an update on new efforts to keep people with mental illness out of jail and into treatment.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Writer Anna Quindlen won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for her work as a New York Times columnist. She surprised many when she gave up the twice-weekly column to concentrate on other projects, such as family matters and writing fiction. In her new book, she explains her guiding principles, and shares the experiences that have shaped her approach to life.
- Anna Quindlen Newsweek columnist. Her many books include the best-selling "A Short Guide to a Happy Life," and the novels "One True Thing" and "Blessings."
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