On todays show:
- At least 1,030 people died just last week, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean Sea. We discuss what’s behind the increase in the number of people making the deadly trip.
- Manu Vora, president and founding director of the Blind Foundation for India, updates us on the work he’s done to help restore sight to more than 160,000 people in India.
- Historian John Schmidt tells us the story of the American who ruled Nicaragua for a moment.
- Global Notes dives into a new album compiling versions of the song Gloomy Sunday. It was said the song drove people to suicide when it was first released.