- Newsmaker: Orlando Sentinel Examines Rejected Florida Ballots - Using public records law, representatives of the media and both parties participated in an examination of 6,000 "over-voted" ballots in Lake County, Florida. David Damron, reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, was there.
- Reporter's Notebook: FDA Fast Track Approval - Over the last decade the FDA has fast-tracked its approval of new medications often disregarding dangerous signs of drugs that have no life-saving benefits. David Willman, of the Los Angeles Times, says that once the FDA opened the regulatory door, the pharmaceutical industry huffed and puffed and blew it down.
FROM THIS EPISODE
In the aftermath of a polarizing presidential election, is it time to bind the wounds and move on? We join a political analyst, author, attorney and anthropologist to discuss whether calls for national "healing" trivialize the real differences that remain, and whether political leaders can afford to ignore them.