American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Lee Hamilton discusses his role as vice chairman of the commission investigating the September 11th terrorist attacks. He also talks about his new book about the workings of the U.S. Congress, where he spent 34 years serving as a representative from Indiana.
- Lee Hamilton president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and director of the Center on Congress at Indiana University. Co-chairman of the Iraq Study Group. He was a congressman representing Indiana's Ninth District from 1965 to 1999.
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