Jails in the U.S. have increasingly become holding cells for people suffering from mental illness despite the fact that the vast majority pose no threat to public safety. We get an update on new efforts to keep people with mental illness out of jail and into treatment.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Although the economic boom continues with no end in sight, millions of Americans have yet to see the benefits for themselves. A new book by the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his son, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Illinois) offers tips on managing even the most modest salary in order to achieve financial independence. Congressman Jackson talks about smart personal finance decisions.
- Rep. Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (D-Illinois) and son of Rev. Jesse Jackson
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