Medieval 'Dies Irae' Scares Today's Audiences; 'Chinatown Pretty' Book

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Musicologist Alex Ludwig joins us to discuss the "Dies irae," the medieval funeral chant that has become popular in film scores. And, authors Andria Lo and Valerie Luu talk about their new book "Chinatown Pretty: Fashion and Wisdom from Chinatown's Most Stylish Seniors."

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