Segment 1: How conservative ideology could be bad for white Americans' well-being.
Sociologist Jonathan Metzl discussed how rightist policies for health care, guns and racial hierarchies could mean more health problems for whites.
- Jonathan Metzl, author, "Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America's Heartland"
Segment 2, beginning at 27:20: Beat the Heat: What did we do before air conditioning?
Expert Chrysanthe Broikos explained how people kept their homes cool in the summer heat before A/C became commonplace and callers offered ways they keep their homes cool even today.