Economy

Frank Abagnale: "Stealing Your Life" (Broadway)

May 21, 2007

Why identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America and how to protect yourself.

Hedge Funds

May 9, 2007

Controversy over regulating the funds for the very wealthy, and their relationship to the greater economy.

Wendy Williams & Robert Whitcomb: "Cape Wind" (Public Affairs)

May 7, 2007

An account of a developer's five year battle to gain approval for a wind farm spanning 24 square miles in Nantucket Sound and the opposition he's faced from some of America's richest and most politically connected individuals.

Robert Hormats: "The Price of Liberty" (Times Books)

May 1, 2007

An international financing expert draws on history for lessons about how to finance the current War on Terrorism.

Allan Brandt: "The Cigarette Century" (Basic Books)

April 17, 2007

The rise of the powerful tobacco industry, how it's battled mounting legal and scientific challenges, and where its future lies.

Caitlin O'Connell: "The Elephant's Secret Sense" (Free Press)

March 26, 2007

An internationally acclaimed field scientist explains her theory of how elephants use seismic communication and why she believes elephant conservation is important for humans.

Immigration

March 26, 2007

A look at the trial challenging local ordinances aimed at combating illegal immigration in Hazleton, Pa., and the trend it represents. Also: an update on efforts for federal immigration reform.

Comptroller of the G.A.O. David Walker

March 22, 2007

The nation's chief financial accountant explains why the nation is headed toward financial disaster. He explains how we got into our current fiscal predicament and what we can do to prevent financial collapse.

President Bush and Latin America

March 8, 2007

A preview of the President's trip and a look at U.S. policy in the region.

James Scurlock: "Maxed Out" (Scribner)

March 7, 2007

Filmmaker and writer James Scurlock explores the lending industry and the consequences of excessive consumer debt.

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