Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.
Guest Host: Katty Kay
President Obama defends his administration’s efforts to revive the economy, but warn tough times lie ahead as the nation re-builds its financial system. Guest host Katty Kay of the B-B-C and her guests offer a look at the state of the U.S. economy.
- Dean Baker co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
- Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
- Vincent Reinhart is resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute; former director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Monetary Affairs.
- Deborah Solomon is a reporter for "The Wall Street Journal."
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