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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.

May 27 Comment

Parched Rivers, Grasslands Choke California Wildlife

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports there is no relief in sight for California farmers and wildlife ravaged by drought.

May 27 21 Comments

Comedy Writer Brings ‘The Tweet Of God’ To Broadway

"An Act of God," starring Jim Parsons, was born out of David Javerbaum's parody Twitter account @TheTweetOfGod.

May 26 4 Comments

Old-Fashioned Bell Helps 12-Year-Old Minnesota Boy Battle Cancer

David Gerfast and his family are fighting cancer with an old-fashioned ship captain's bell and high-tech proton beam radiation.

May 26 2 Comments

Just (Lobster) Roll With It: Variations On A Summer Tradition

In New England, lobster rolls are a summer tradition, but if you ask 100 chefs how to make one, you'll get 100 different answers.