Smashing down doors, breaking through barriers, pepper spray, death threats. This is what our political landscape has come to. How did things get so angry and violent? And is this the new norm? Boston College History Professor Heather Cox Richardson(@HC_Richardson) and Boston College Sociology Professor Charles Derber discuss.

'Paper Lanterns' Director Barry Frechette and MIT Associate Political Science Professor Kenneth Oye discuss some of the unknown stories of Hiroshima bombing victims, as President Obama prepares to visit. 

On Wednesday at the Statehouse, a ceremony meant to honor the work of troopers ended up becoming a moment of reflection on the job they do, and the support they get. Adam Reilly (@reillyadam) was there.

 

And why Jim believes Bob Dylan at 75, and others like him, will be forever young.