Episode IV

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Editors' Roundtable

The editors of America discuss the film "The Tree of Life," a new novel set in Brooklyn and the miracle of conjoined twins.
Tim Reidy joins Mike Avery and Tim O'Brien, S.J., two of America's summer interns, in a discussion of Mark Oppenheimer's much-talked about article on Dan Savage's views on monogamy and marriage. The roundtable also takes up Mickey Edward's six-step plan to fix Congress, published in The Atlantic, and Daniel Okrent's Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition. Listen to Terry Gross's interview with Okrent here.
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