He got his start in the theater department at Howard University. And while he's had supporting movie and television roles, he's still the relative unknown director Brian Helgeland was looking for to play baseball legend Jackie Robinson in the upcoming movie "42." Actor and playwright Chadwick Boseman stars as the man who integrated major league baseball, opposite Harrison Ford as the Brooklyn Dodgers general manager who signed him. Boseman chats with Kojo about preparing to play a sports and civil rights icon.
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Stuart Stevens, a former strategist for Mitt Romney, whose new novel, The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear, tells the story of a neck-and-neck Republican primary campaign that ends up at a brokered convention.
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