Has 9-11 and its aftermath caused New Yorkers to question their image of themselves or their identity as the quintessential American city? Laura Miller, the NYC editorial director of Salon.com, and John Seabrook, a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, reflect on the troubling emotional and ideological chasm caused by the events of 9-11.
Guest host John Rabe together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine and Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Vanilla Sky, No Man's Land, The Royal Tenenbaums, Iris, Piñero, Behind the Sun, The Devil's Backbone, Lantana, and Final.
We get the latest on the Zika virus from two doctors; a deeper look into the politics behind Mexico president Enrique Peña Nieto's move to enshrine into his country's constitution last year's Mexico Supreme Court ruling favoring same-sex marriage; and it's TGI-FilmWeek, with a discussion about the new documentary, "Weiner."
We get the latest on what could have caused EgyptAir 804 to crash and what the political fallout may be; California's new aid-in-dying law goes into effect June 9 - we hear from doctors opting in and out of helping patients end their lives; plus, a Princeton professor made a CV of his failures - what are yours, and do you share or hide them?
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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