A new report says traffic in the U.S. is worse than it's been in years. But some say there are reasons to be optimistic. For this month's Environmental Outlook: How revitalized urban centers and new modes of transportation are changing how we get around our cities.
Listeners are invited to join Diane and her in-studio guests to remember Kurt Vonnegut by discussing his 1963 science fiction novel dealing with religion, politics, human folly and a new form of ice that freezes at room temperature.
- Jackson Bryer professor emeritus of English at the University of Maryland and co-editor of "Dear Scott, Dear Zelda" (St. Martin's Press)
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Joe Palca NPR science correspondent
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