Economy

Peter Peterson: "The Education of an American Dreamer" (twelve) (Rebroadcast)

June 14, 2009

Former Wall Street giant Pete Peterson shares lessons from his Depression-era childhood. He also explains why he's committed $1 billion to tackle the nation's long-term economic problems.

News Roundup - Hour 2

June 12, 2009

A small island nation in the South Pacific agrees to take seventeen Guantanamo detainees. Iranians head to the polls to elect a new president. The United Nations considers additional North Korea sanctions. A panel of journalists joins...

Peter Peterson: "The Education of an American Dreamer" (twelve)

June 10, 2009

Former Wall Street giant Pete Peterson shares lessons from his Depression-era childhood. He also explains why he’s committed $1 billion to tackle the nation’s long-term economic problems

News Roundup - Hour 2

June 5, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. In Cairo, President Obama calls for a new beginning between the U-S and the Muslim world. Secretary Geithner travels to China to discuss the global economy and North Korea names a successor to Kim Jong Il. A...

Matthew Crawford: "Shop Class As Soulcraft" (Penguin)

June 2, 2009

A philosopher and motorcycle mechanic explains why not everyone should aspire to work behind a desk. He talks about the emotional satisfaction and intellectual demand of making and fixing things with your hands.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

June 1, 2009

The Obama Administration allocated $48 billion in stimulus funds to the Department of Transportation. Diane and her guest, Secretary Ray LaHood, discuss how the funds are being spent and his agency's other top priorities.

Senator Byron Dorgan: "Reckless!" (Thomas Dunne)

May 26, 2009

North Dakota Democratic Senator Byron Dorgan on the economy, corporate influence in Washington, and why he believes there is still great reason for hope.

New Rules for the Auto Industry

May 20, 2009

President Obama announces plans to dramatically accelerate fuel efficiency and emissions standards.

News Roundup - Hour 1

May 15, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. President Obama reverses his decision to release detainee abuse photos, new figures reveal Medicare and Social Security in worse shape than expected and the Administration proposes tighter regulations for...

President Obama's Tax Policies

May 13, 2009

The Obama administration reveals new details of its proposed changes to income tax rates and off-shore shelters. A look at the plans and what they may mean for tax payers and corporations.

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