• March 28, 2012  

    With Cuban President Raul Castro in the front of a Mass Wednesday in Havana’s Revolution Plaza, Pope Benedict XVI called for greater freedom for the Roman Catholic Church — the closest he’s come to direct criticism of the regime. Jeffrey Brown, reporter Nick Miroff and author Ann Louise Bardach discuss the papal visit’s impact. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2011  

    In “Thoughts Without Cigarettes: A Memoir,” author Oscar Hijuelos paints a self-portrait of an artist as a “very uptight young man.” Ray Suarez talks to the Pulitzer Prize winner about how early success changed his life. Continue reading