The Red Cross raised half a billion dollars in aid money to help Haiti recover from its devastating 2010 earthquake. But the charity only built six houses in the country. We hear from one of the investigative reporters behind a new report that tracks where the money went. Then, in our weekly web roundup, Sheryl Sandberg’s viral essay on grief has struck a chord. Next, the director of Love and Mercy, a new film about Brian Wilson, talks to Madeleine about the making of the movie. And finally, why is the business of scoring films and television moving overseas?
Tracking the Red Cross’ Haiti Funds, Sheryl Sandberg on Grief, and Brian Wilson
From this Episode:
Tracking the Red Cross’ $500 Million in Haiti Relief
A new investigation into the Red Cross in Haiti has revealed shocking news. After an earthquake nearly leveled the island in 2010, the Red Cross raised half a billion...
10 min, 22 sec
Web Roundup: Sheryl Sandberg on Grief and More
Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook executive famous for her book Lean In, published a much more personal piece of writing yesterday. She posted an emotional essay about her grief...
12 min, 3 sec
'Love & Mercy' Tells Brian Wilson’s Story
The classic Beach Boys album Pet Sounds came out in 1966. Soon after that Brian Wilson, the main composer and driving force behind the Beach Boys, began hearing voices. He...
15 min, 34 sec