The Madeleine Brand Show for February 13, 2012

The book, "Bringing up Bebe" by Pamela D

Author Druckerman on the art of French parenting

Pamela Druckerman joins the show to discuss her new book, "Bringing up Bebe," which provides the French yin to Amy Chua's "Tiger Mom" yang.
Flower Sellers Prepare For Valentine's Day

Comedic tips for Valentine's Day

Emmy award-winning writer Lew Schneider shares some tips for success on Valentine’s Day - or at least, some ideas for how to prevent disaster.
Downton Abbey

Love, death and intrigue at Downton Abbey

The Grammy's weren't the only program to draw viewers last night. June Thomas joins host Madeleine Brand to discuss the juicy details of last night's episode.
Sheldon Adelson

Two Jewish billionaires with big funding power

Jewish billionaires Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban share ties with the Israeli government and each has influence on a different U.S. political party.

Competition over LA congressional seat turns ugly

The battle between Democrats Howard Berman and Brad Sherman intensified this week as a result of redistricting that means the two are now running for the same Congressional seat.
Mercer 849

A look back at Whitney Houston's career

Tributes to the late pop icon Whitney Houston abounded at the 2012 Grammy Awards. Billboard Magazine's Bill Werde discusses her legacy.
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