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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.

Spotlight

Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.

Robin and Jeremy

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

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College Counselor: ‘A Deferral Is Not A Denial’

Lisa Micele shares tips for applying to college — especially for students who have been deferred under early decision.

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America’s Political Dynasties

Americans under 38 have only experienced one presidential election that did not involve a Bush or a Clinton.

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Atticus Lish’s ‘Preparation For The Next Life’

The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.

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Diagnosing Ear Infections With Your Smartphone

The CellScope Oto is a clip-on gadget that turns a smartphone into an otoscope — the tool doctors use to check out a patient's eardrum.