May 29th, 2014
Episode 396 of 1302 episodes
Tonight's Front Row, presented by Samira Ahmed, reviews Ken Loach's new film Jimmy's Hall - based on the true story of 1930s Irish hero Jimmy Gralton, who defied his parish priest and built a community hall. Also in the programme: Liel Leibovitz on Leonard Cohen's enduring appeal and why he wrote a biography of him; Geoff Dyer on being a writer-in-residence aboard an American naval vessel; and three fictional US television characters take on the British Royal family.
Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut explore how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, ideas, products, and more. Guests include clients from many industries and designers in many fields. Recorded at the Yale School of Management.