All Things Considered for February 18, 2008
Feb 18, 2008 — Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte holds his first public discussion about his admitted use of human growth hormone. Last week, Pettitte's sworn testimony implicated his friend and former teammate Roger Clemens in the use of HGH, which is banned in baseball.
Feb 18, 2008 — When James Brown's funky horn section got cooking, the Godfather of Soul would call up Maceo Parker for a solo. The saxophonist has since launched his own solo career: His new double album is packed with funky jams and a tribute to Ray Charles.
Feb 18, 2008 — As a girl, Peggy Orenstein may have spent her summers in Wisconsin, but her heart was often farther east. She recounts her love for Betty Smith's A Tree Grows in Brooklyn and its hard, touching lessons about the difference between what is right and what is true.