Treating Ebola, Broken Windows Policing, and Hate-Watching TV

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Today on Press Play, the American doctor being being treated for ebola was given an experimental drug that seems to have improved his condition. Why isn’t everyone with the disease getting this treatment? Is the VA over-treating PTSD? New evidence in the case of Cameron Todd Willingham who was executed in Texas for setting fire to his home and killing his children. The death of a man put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer has New York re-examining the Broken Windows policing policy -- how is it doing here in LA? And what’s data-driven sentencing: good idea/bad idea? Finally, on our weekly TV roundup, Netflix releases another season of “The Killing,” and a strangely puritanical view of sex on “The Bachelorette.”

Banner Image: Broken windows in abandoned cinema, illustrating the Broken Windows Theory by: Spitzruten