Rebecca Coffey is journalist who’s examined murderous rampages—such as the one at Aurora, CO. She’s concluded that “Criminals Are Made, Not Born.” We discuss her findings contained in her latest book, Murders Most Foul.

Amy Alkon is a syndicated columnist for The Ventura County Reporter and 100 other newspapers around the country. Typically, she writes about good manners, but today she’ll discuss an invasion of her personal rights so heinous that she is now advocating being rude at airport security. We discuss her story and the loss of personal freedom we all experience post-9/11.

Sam Sommers is a social psychology professor at Tufts University. We discuss how understanding the context of any situation can transform your world from his book Situations Matter.