Doyle McManus, Washington columnist for the Los Angeles Times, joins Bob to discuss the latest political news.
Next, Greil Marcus, considered a founder of contemporary rock criticism, picked ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008 that he argues embody rock 'n' roll as a thing in itself – songs that "made no apparent history other than their own." He writes about them in his new release, The History of Rock 'N' Roll in Ten Songs.
Then, the latest installment of our ongoing series This I Believe. [Broadcast Date: September 19, 2014]