FROM Esther Mobley
Peter Mondavi Dies Lift a glass of cabernet to the life of Peter Mondavi. The legendary California winemaker and patriarch of the Charles Krug Winery died this past weekend. He was 101. Mondavi helped create the wine business in the Napa Valley, and cultivated the growth of California wine into some of the best known in the world. We hear about his life and impact on California wine. Image courtesy of Charles Krug
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
Lucia Micarelli: An Evening with Lucia Micarelli Violinist and actress Lucia Micarelli visits The Treatment to discuss her emotive performances as she prepares for PBS' An Evening with Lucia Micarelli.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."