A look at Mitch McConnell, who will become the Senate majority leader in January. Terry Gross talks with journalist Alec MacGillis, author of a new e-book about the senator.
Sax player Wayne Shorter celebrates a birthday this week. He started with Art Blakey, and played and composed for Miles Davis before starting his own bands, including the fusion band Weather Report in the 70s. Hear this imaginative improvisor work the sax tonight on the 9 O'clock Special. Jazz awakes at 8.