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: Susan Page
Novelist and playwright P.G.Wodehouse created such hilarious characters as the unflappable butler Jeeves, who always kept his master Bertie Wooster in line. Wodehouse’s biographer takes a look at the scope of a writer who often hid behind a stiff upper lip and lighthearted comedy.
- Robert McCrum literary editor of the "Observer" and author of six novels and two works of nonfiction, including "The Story of English" and "My Year Off."
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