The Barbershop guys look back at some of the most memorable news and pop culture stories of 2011. They also share predictions and resolutions for 2012. Host Michel Martin speaks with author Jimi Izrael, civil rights attorney Arsalan Ifthikar, Republican strategist Ron Christie and sports reporter Pablo Torre.
Actor James Gandolfini, 51, has reportedly died. Variety magazine reports that he suffered a "sudden stroke." The cause of death is not yet known with certainty, but HBO says the actor may have suffered a heart attack.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
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