Ben Bernanke was chair of the Federal Reserve during what became the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. An inside look at the meltdown from the former Fed chair and his defense of bailing out Wall Street.
Job cuts, plant closings, and a dwindling market share are raising concerns about American auto companies. Diane and her guests talk about changes in the industry and implications for the economy and U.S. consumers.
- Michael Robinette vice president of Global Forecast Services, CSM Worldwide. Based in Farmington Hills, Michigan. (a global automotive research house) clients are vehicle manufacturers and suppliers and government.
- Micheline Maynard Senior Editor of Changing Gears - a new public radio project. She is former Detroit bureau chief for The New York Times and author of "The End of Detroit" (Currency)
- Warren Brown automotive writer and "On Wheels" columnist for The Washington Post
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