MONDAY 7/26 Today on HERE & THERE: In a feat of protective coloration as successful as the zebra's stripes, the mid-20th century baseball club owner Bill Veeck portrayed himself as hardball's class clown, sending a midget to bat for the St Louis Browns and making the Chicago White Sox pioneers in Latino hiring, but Ellis Simani of Pro Publica tells us, Veeck invented a tax trick that has saved his real team -- the owners --billions. The story, in depth on HERE & THERE, right after the 4 o’clock news.
Trinity At 75: A Series By Dennis Carroll
This year is the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Test in southern New Mexico. It was the first detonation of a nuclear device—the unleashing of the unholy might of the tiny atom. To mark the occasion, reporter Dennis Carroll, in an ongoing series of reports, examines what we have learned about the changing attitudes, the shroud of secrecy, claims of bad science and the apparent utter disregard for Trinity’s neighbors that now surround the test and its aftermath decades later.