Segment 1: Health insurance can be hard to get in Kansas City, especially if you're Latino or an immigrant.
A recent study found that immigrants and U.S. born Latinos account for more than a third of uninsured people in Kansas City, based on the three largest counties in the metro.
- Randy Capps, director of research for U.S. programs, Migration Policy Institute
Segment 2, beginning at 29:30: Why don't sopranos ever play normal, boring characters?
One soprano wanted to know, so she researched it. Now an upcoming performance is tracking the history of opera through famous soprano arias, and it's a wild and gruesome story.
- Victoria Botero, soprano and organizer, The Cult of the Soprano