AirTalk for August 27, 2001

Percy Clark

Larry Mantle talks with the new Superintendent of the Pasadena Unified School District Dr. Percy Clark. Known for his innovative approaches to school reform as a Superintendent in Indianapolis, Dr. Clark talks about how he plans to resuscitate Pasadena's ailing public school system.

American Foundations

Should foundations be more responsive to social problems and more accountable to the public? Larry Mantle talks with author Mark Dowie about his new book American Foundations (MIT Press) which questions the wisdom of placing so much power at the disposal of philanthropic organizations.
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