Although the courts have struggled to balance the interests of individuals, businesses, and law enforcement, the proliferation of intrusive new technologies puts many of our presumed freedoms in legal limbo. For instance, it's not hard to envision a day when websites such as Facebook or Google Maps introduce a feature that allows real-time tracking of anyone you want, based on face-recognition software and ubiquitous live video feeds.
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A leading Supreme Court expert recounts the personal and philosophical rivalries that forged our nation's highest court and continue to shape our daily lives. The Supreme Court is the most mysterious branch of government, and yet the Court is at root a human institution, made up of very bright people with very strong egos, for whom political and judicial conflicts often become personal.
According to Jeffrey Rosen, Louis D. Brandeis was "the Jewish Jefferson", the greatest critic of what he called "the curse of bigness" in business and government since the author of the Declaration of Independence. Published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his Supreme Court confirmation on June 1, 1916, Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet argues that Brandeis was the most farseeing constitutional philosopher of the 20th century.
Tonight on the program, a report from Charlie who is on the ground in Havana, Cuba with guest host Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic.
We continue looking at the death of Fidel Castro and the future of Cuba with guest host Jeffrey Goldberg; Jorge Dominguez of Harvard University; Peter Kornbluh, director of the Cuba Documentation Project; and Julia Sweig, author of Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground.
We conclude with the president of The Robin Hood Foundation, Reynold Levy, a philanthropy founded in 1988 to alleviate poverty in New York City. It has recently launched a campaign to help over 800,000 New Yorkers receive the federal benefits they're entitled to but are not getting.
A preview of tomorrow's presidential inauguration. Charlie is joined by Jeff Greenfield, PBS special correspondent; Historian Jon Meacham; Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post; and Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic.
We continue with a conversation with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.
We conclude with a preview of this weekend's NFL playoffs with Bill Cowher, analyst for The NFL Today on CBS.
A report on today's intelligence briefings and Donald Trump's interview with the New York Times.
Next, a discussion about Russian hacking during the presidential campaign with Representative Adam Schiff.
We continue with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor of The Atlantic, on the legacy of President Obama.
Tonight on the program, an update on the campaign with Jeff Goldberg of the Atlantic Magazine.
We conclude with political pollsters Peter Hart and Whit Ayres, interviewed by Al Hunt of Bloomberg News.
"Roe v. Rove" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Sex and the Supremes" by Jeffrey Toobin; "The Britney Option" by Adam Green; "One-Man Show" by Lauren Collins; "It's Catching" by David Sedaris; "Writer, Interrupted" by Jonathan Rosen; and "The Yanks Are Coming" by Nancy Franklin.