A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
Diane and her guests talk about how President Bush and the contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are using employment projections and U.S. economic trends in their campaigns.
- Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
- Jonathan Weisman White House reporter for "The Wall Street Journal."
- Kevin Hassett director, economic policy studies, American Enterprise Institute.
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