Prince, one of the best-selling pop artists of all time, has died. He was 57. We talk about the life and musical influence of the Purple One, whose music resonated with generations of listeners. Also, in response to demonstrations against a gender-neutral restroom this week, students at a South LA high school say, ‘keep calm, it’s just a toilet.’ Next, the US Treasury reverses course and Alexander Hamilton will remain on the $10 bill. How much did fans of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” sway the decision? After that, what’s the best way to deal with doctors and nurses when they make serious, even fatal, medical errors? And finally, we’ll talk about the corporate conscience of certain tech companies with Xeni Jardin for our weekly web roundup.
Remembering Prince, The Purple One, Dead at 57
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Remembering Prince, The Purple One
Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, was found dead Thursday. He was 57 years old. His career as a music innovator spanned decades, and he amassed stacks of awards...
12 min, 15 sec
‘Keep Calm, It’s just a toilet.’
Students of Santee Education Complex in South Los Angeles demonstrated peacefully Wednesday, a day after they clashed with adult protesters opposed to the school’s new...
6 min, 32 sec
Alexander Hamilton Will Remain on the $10 Bill
The US Treasury has announced that civil war era freedom fighter Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. And in other currency news, Alexander Hamilton,...
9 min, 3 sec
When Doctors Make Fatal Mistakes
In medical ethics the first guiding principle for doctors and nurses is do no harm, but accidental harm happens all the time. Medical errors occur every day, and sometimes...
12 min, 2 sec