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Seg. 1: Non-Disclosure Agreements | Seg. 2: Mother Of Forensic Science

Segment 1: What is a non-disclosure agreement? 

After Sen. Elizabeth Warren publicly questioned fellow Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's use of NDAs, these contractual documents made headlines around the country. Today, we discussed what the agreements are, how they are used and who they benefit.

Segment 2, beginning at 20:58: How the mother of forensic science changed crime investigation.

In an era that discouraged women from entering STEM fields, Frances Glessner Lee managed to cement her legacy as one of the most influential figures in forensic science. At one point, she was just a wealthy grandmother with no college education. Now her methods for understanding crime scenes are used to train law enforcement officers around the world.

Athena Dickson will present at "#MeToo: Discrimination in the Workplace" at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 11 E. 40th St., Kansas City, Missouri 64111. The event is sponsored by the Women's Equality Coalition. For more information, call (816) 753-4424 or email inthekitchenak@gmail.com.

Bruce Goldfarb discusses his book at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 8 at the National Museum of Toys / Miniatures, 5235 Oak St., Kansas City, Missouri 64112. Find more information at ToyandMiniatureMuseum.org.

When I host Up To Date each morning at 9, my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. Reach me at steve@kcur.org or on Twitter @stevekraske.