David Broder: Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and national political correspondent for the Washington Post. Before joining the Washington Post in 1966, Broder covered national politics since 1955 for Congressional Quarterly, the Washington Star and the New York Times. Co-author of 6 books, including "The System: The American Way of Politics at the Breaking Point," and "Changing of the Guard: Power and Leadership in America."
Can a simple checklist reduce medical mistakes? Surgeon and best-selling author Atul Gawande says a simple checklist can reduce the number of errors made in hospitals. Dr. Gawande discusses his new book, "The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right," at the Los Angeles Public Library's Aloud series.12:00 p.m.