Tell Me More for Thursday, August 15, 2013

Is Democracy Finished In Egypt?

Hundreds of people are dead and thousands more are injured after the military started cracking down on supporters of ousted President Mohammad Morsi. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks about Egypt's future with Shadid Hamid of the Brookings Doha Center.

Snooty Swiss Saleswoman Equals Racism?

Oprah Winfrey says racism is alive and well, even at her level. Her purse shopping experience in Switzerland almost set off an international incident; but was it really racism or just a misunderstanding? Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with the beauty shop ladies about this week's hot topics.
Through years of careful research, author Andrea Stuart discovered that her bloodline includes both slaves and slave owners. In her book Sugar in the Blood, she writes about her own family, and about the history of slavery in the Caribbean.

Summer Songs: Clarinetist Remakes 50 Cent

Tell Me More's 'Summer Songs' series samples contemporary artists who have remade old classics. This week, Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, shares a clarinetist's re-interpretation of 50 Cent's song, 'P.I.M.P.'
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