Memoir Tells Story of 'Madness and Baseball'

Author Nicholas Dawidoff has written a newly published memoir, The Crowd Sounds Happy: A Story of Love, Madness and Baseball. He talks with Scott Simon about his fondness for listening to Boston Red Sox games and about his father's struggle with mental illness.

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