Frank Partnoy is the director of the Center for Corporate and Securities Law at the University of San Diego and a well-respected expert on financial regulation. His new book Wait is a departure from his finance background, but was inspired by the behavior of policy makers that he observed during the financial crisis. Partnoy argues that most of our decisions in life are made too quickly and that for most choices we face, slowing down our response time almost always means better results.
Then, Rodriguez is an American folk singer discovered in Detroit in the late 1960s. His music received praise from critics, but sales bombed and he dropped off the scene mysteriously. Filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul captures that story, and how the music of Rodriguez became the soundtrack for justice in South Africa throughout their struggle with apartheid. Searching for Sugar Man is now in theaters. [Broadcast Date: August 6, 2012]
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