Rodney King was found dead on Sunday at the age of 47. His name will forever be associated with the shocking video of his 1991 beating and the Los Angeles riots that followed. Host Michel Martin remembers King by revisiting her recent interview with him about his memoir, on the 20th anniversary of the LA riots.
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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