Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums. Read that again: More than 2,000 albums. Independent producer David Schulman profiled him as part of his series, Musicians in their Own Words.
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.