College students, programmers, musicians, all sorts of people looking for an edge are finding it in a flood of new over and under the counter drugs that promise to make them faster, sharper, and more alert. Guest host Barbara Bogaev looks at the rise of Modafinil and other "smart drugs."
Also, the strained US-Saudi relationship is highlighted in King Salman's visit. On today's Talking Point, the new documentary Meru captures the story of three champion climbers who just couldn't give up a dream to scale one of the most treacherous peaks in the world. We talk with the climber who carried the cameras.
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