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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.


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.


Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.

Robin and Jeremy

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

November 26 5 Comments

Arlo Guthrie Celebrates 50 Years Of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.

November 26 Comment

One Refugee’s Story Of Coming To America

Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.

November 25 3 Comments

Rapper Le1f Finds Struggle And Moral Diversity In American Music

We've been asking musicians what they think of when they think "American music." Today we hear from Khalif Diouf, aka Le1f.

November 24 7 Comments

Ferguson: One Year Later

City council member Wesley Bell looks back on the past year since protests and violence swept the Missouri city.