Week In News: A Difficult Moment For Herman Cain | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Filed Under:

Week In News: A Difficult Moment For Herman Cain

Play associated audio
Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain continues to face sexual harassment charges, but the conservative base of the party seems to remain loyal. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, about Cain's appeal in spite of scandal.
NPR

Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege Revealed By Sony Hack

While some leaked Sony emails seemed racist, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says they hint at a wider issue: an acceptance of practices, habits and perceptions that limit diversity in Hollywood.
NPR

Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

Nutmeg is a feel-good holiday spice. But it once caused serious bloodshed and may have even been a reason the Dutch were willing to part with Manhattan in the 1600s.
WAMU 88.5

Special Prosecutors Should Handle Civilian Shootings By Police, Holmes Norton Says

Norton says mayors and governors could stem anger over civilian shootings by police by appointing special prosecutors to handle them.
NPR

Hollywood's Acceptance Of White Privilege Revealed By Sony Hack

While some leaked Sony emails seemed racist, NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says they hint at a wider issue: an acceptance of practices, habits and perceptions that limit diversity in Hollywood.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.