In 2002, Amiri Baraka was named Poet Laureate of New Jersey. In less than a year, he offended so many people the state cancelled its laureate program just to keep him out of the public eye. Now he's back in the news because his son, Ras Baraka, is running for mayor of Newark.
In an economic crisis, museums are among the first institutions to lose their financial foothold. But the Mark Twain House and Museum has managed to keep afloat during one of Wall Street's gloomiest periods in history - even though it was once in deep financial distress.Also in this episode, a story from our series of "Tough Jobs." Today, a senior prosecutor.
Tim Harrison, a retired public safety officer from the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio, is an expert in the safe handling of exotic animals. He advised responding authorities last October when a man released 56 exotic animals from a rural farm in Zanesville, Ohio.