According to journalist Mattathias Schwartz, a major part of Pompeo's job is traveling the world and cleaning up the president's messes. Schwartz writes about Pompeo in the 'New York Times Magazine.' He says Pompeo was the primary architect of Trump's negotiations with North Korea about its nuclear arsenal—talks which just collapsed.
And jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a new album from Allison Miller's band Boom Tic Boom.
Critic Justin Chang reviews the German film 'Transit,' about a man who flees Nazi-occupied Paris and assumes the identity of a dead author.