On today's show:
- We spoke with Alyssa Mastromonaco, former Deputy Chief of Staff at the Obama White House and author of Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?, co-authored with Lauren Oyler.
- "The Staten Island Ferry Disaster" from producer Ryan Sweikert. Listen to this story again at PRX.org.
- Elizabeth Lesser is a founder of the Omega Institute and Omega Women's Leadership Center and presented a TED talk titled "Take 'The Other' to Lunch" in which she advocates opening up dialogue between people who disagree with each other over lunch.
Listen to the full show.