Coretta Scott King died this week at a clinic in Mexico. She went there seeking treatment for ovarian cancer and other health problems. It turns out that the founder of the holistic clinic where King died has a troubled legal history in California. And, after inspecting the Santa Monica Health Institute in Baja, Mexican authorities suddenly shut the clinic down.
Music Bridge #1: "Dime Grand Palace" by Sex Mob, from "Dime Grind Palace" (Ropeadope)
At this point, only five of California's 58 counties have electronic voting machines certified for use in the state's primary election in June. While most machines cleared their final federal testing hurdles this week, elections officials in some California counties think it may already be too late.Reporter: John Myers
In her new book "The Ruins of California," author Martha Sherrill uses images of social unrest during the 1970s as the backdrop for her novel about a dysfunctional California family. Guest: Jordan E. Rosenfeld, book critic.
Music Bridge #3: "There's Never Enough Time" by The Postal Service, from "Such Great Heights" EP (SubPop)
In the early '60s, Thelton Henderson was the only black lawyer in the Justice Department, where he monitored desegregation issues for the federal government. Henderson was appointed to the federal bench by President Jimmy Carter. His life and career are the subject of the documentary, "Soul of Justice." Guest: Abby Ginzburg, producer and director of "Soul of Justice".