Old Mole Variety Hour December 9th 2013
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes
- Bill Resnick interviews John S. Saul, a historian of South Africa, on why, 10 years after defeating racist Apartheid, most blacks are poorer and less secure.
- Well-Read Red Alan Wieder digs past the Hallmark Card Eulogies following the death of Nelson Mandela to reveal the complexities and contradictions of the man and the struggle.
- Movie Mole Frann Michel and her guest Lynn Makau review 12 Years a Slave
- Jay Thiemeyer reviews Sasha Abramsky's book The American Way of Poverty:How the Other Half Still Lives