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Thursday December 4, 2008

Auto Industry Bailout

Will Congress dedicate up to $34 billion dollars for the failing Big Three Detroit auto companies?

Corporate Pay

The CEO’s from Ford, GM and Chrysler are offering to work for just one dollar a year in their bid to win approval for a government bailout of their companies.

The Saturn Auto Brand’s Failure

GM promised Congress it could recreate itself 25 years ago with the Saturn.

California Egg Farmers

California consumes more eggs than any other state, and the state is the fifth largest egg producer.

Tele-Medicine

We talk with Pat Swinfden, who along with her husband Roger run the Swinfden Charitable Trust in Wingham, England.

Olive Kitteridge

We revisit a conversation we had with Elizabeth Strout, the author of the short story collection Olive Kitteridge, which is now in paperback.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

November 21 5 Comments

Students Protest University Of California Tuition Hikes

In spite of protests on University of California campuses, the board voted to hike tuitions by about 5 percent every year for the next five years.

November 20 3 Comments

The Man Behind ‘Mockingjay’

Francis Lawrence describes the rewards and challenges of bringing "The Hunger Games" books to the screen.

November 20 Comment

Iraq War Vet Wins National Book Award For Fiction

The judges described the short stories in Phil Klay's collection "Redeployment" as brutal, piercing and sometimes darkly funny.

November 20 21 Comments

More Companies Selling Antibiotic-Free Meats

Demand is rising for meat raised without antibiotics. The owner of a company specializing in antibiotic-free meat and poultry joins us.