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Thursday, December 3, 2009 | 10:00 AM

New millions of Americans — including many who never thought they’d see the day — are lining up for food stamps. We’ll look at who’s in line in hard, hungry times.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | 11:00 AM

How one hedge fund manager bet huge against American housing and made billions. We’ll get the inside story.

 
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Investment pioneer Peter Brooke on a half century in venture capital, and this critical moment in American finance.

 
Monday, November 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Tim Geithner and Barney Frank say they’ll rein in banks that are “Too Big To Fail.” Critics say their plan won’t fix Wall Street. We’ll hear the debate.

 
Monday, September 28, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Wall Street bonuses helped create the global financial crisis. Now new rules are on the table. We’ll ask if Washington is ready to take on Wall Street pay.

 
Monday, September 14, 2009 | 10:00 AM

One year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, we’ll look at whether Wall Street is vulnerable to yet another crisis.

 
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM

The Wall Street banks are back, with Goldman Sachs out front. But after all the bailouts, can we really stomach the mega bonuses and “too big to fail,” again?

 
Thursday, June 18, 2009 | 10:00 AM

President Obama rolls out the biggest financial market regulation revamp since the Great Depression. Is it enough? Too much? We’ll dig in.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We’ll look at America’s banker — China — and what Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is bringing home from Beijing.

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Monday, June 1, 2009 | 10:00 AM

General Motors or Government Motors? GM is staring at bankruptcy — and Uncle Sam may soon own 70 percent. Is this a new era of state capitalism?

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ONPOINT
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Nov 21, 2014
President Barack Obama announces executive actions on immigration during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.  (AP)

The president throws down the gauntlet on immigration. Bloodshed and new tensions in Israel. Keystone fails. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Nov 21, 2014
Laura Ingalls Wilder, an American  writer and novelist, at age 27. Her "Little House" series is a beloved semi-autobiographical take on her childhood in the Western American plains. (South Dakota State Historical Society )

A big new look at the legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and the woman behind the Little House.

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Nov 20, 2014
A shot from the AMC reality series, "Freakshow." (Jessica Brooks / AMC)

From TV to Broadway, circus sideshows — freak shows — are having a big cultural moment. What’s the history behind the comeback?

 
Nov 20, 2014
In this file photo, Hillsborough Sheriff deputy patrols outside the gate of JP Morgan Chase annual stockholders meeting held Tuesday, May 15, 2012, in Tampa, Fla. JP Morgan is one of several large financial institutions currently under investigation for alleged violation of Federal bankruptcy laws. (AP)

You’re supposed to have a clean slate after bankruptcy. But that’s not always true. We’ll ask what’s going on.

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The Explicast, Episode Six: What Does A White House Press Correspondent Do?
Friday, Nov 21, 2014

We turn to White House Press Correspondents all the time for news, but we’ve never really wondered how they gather their information. Fortunately, our guest host Jessica Yellin had time to sit down with The Explicast to explain.

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Our Week In The Web: November 21, 2014
Friday, Nov 21, 2014

We offer a panel of hand-drawn digital sheep, and wonder how to best lead the rest of you to programs that matter.

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The Explicast, Episode Five: What Is Net Neutrality?
Friday, Nov 14, 2014

The Explicast dives into tech policy territory with a quick look at the real meaning of a complicated bit of tech policy known as ‘Net Neutrality.’

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