Anderson Cooper; Sex in America; 2006: Best American Fiction

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Tuesday 05/30/2006

Guest host Claire Shipman has a conversation with journalist Anderson Cooper about his memoir on war and disaster reporting, "Dispatches from the Edge." Professors Helen Fisher and Jeffrey Rosen explore the politics of sex in America, including abortion laws and the right to contraceptives with guest host Dan Abrams. Novelists and critics Thomas Mallon, Meghan O'Rourke, and Stephen Metcalf join guest host Sam Tanenhaus to discuss the novels chosen as the best American fiction produced in the last 25 years.