June 20, 2001

The person who discovered the wreck of the Titanic, Robert Ballard, fell in love with the ocean at an early age. Ballard talks with Todd about his J.A.S.O.N. education project, and the future of undersea research.

Eric Monkkonen, professor of History and Policy Studies at the Univeristy of California, Los Angeles, talks about New York City's homicide rate throughout history, and how these meticulous records can be applied to create a broad picture of social and cultural trends in the United States. His book is "Murder In New York City".