The Emily Rooney Show 6/21/10
State House Update: Casinos and budgets and amendments, oh my. As state lawmakers rush to wrap up business before the end of the legislative session, this could be a big week on Beacon Hill. Jim O’Sullivan, of the State House News Service, has the latest.
When Government Plays Art Patron: Should states get to decide what’s good taste when it comes to handing out tax credits to filmmakers? Social Critic and Attorney, Wendy Kaminer, walks us through the legal precedent for deciding whether governments should make subjective decisions about art.
Compulsive Hoarding: What possesses someone to save every scrap of paper that's ever come into her home? And why is the subject of hoarding so fascinating to people? We’ll be joined by the authors of the new book, Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, Randy Frost, professor at Smith College; and Gail Steketee, dean and professor at the Boston University School of Social Work.