In the 1980s Morton Downey Jr. practically invented the world of trashy political talk shows. A new documentary, Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, dissects his rise, his fall and his influence. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with one of the film's directors, Seth Kramer, about Morton Downey Jr.'s meteoric rise and enduring legacy.
The Maryland Republican Congressman who moved to block a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in D.C. defended his actions and criticized the move to boycott businesses in his district, which includes popular tourist destination Ocean City.
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