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What to Make of the Week's Stock Market Rallies?

After three days of rallies, investors are watching the stock market to see if the gains hold. We wrap up the week in money news. Peter Coy of Business Week.

Biden's Economic Advisor on the Middle Class

Jared Bernstein is Vice President Joe Biden's chief economic advisor. He's also the executive director of the Obama Administration's Middle Class Task Force. He joins us for a wide-ranging discussion of the current economic crisis.

Hospital CEO Calls for Pay Cuts to Avoid Layoffs

The CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston asked his entire staff what they thought of taking pay cuts and benefit reductions in order to avoid layoffs. He says the applause was almost deafening. Now he's getting email suggestions at the rate of 100 an hour. Paul Levy is our guest.

Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, right, blocks the shot of Syracuse's Paul Harris during the NCAA college basketball game in Conn., on Feb. 11, 2009. (AP)
Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, right, blocks the shot of Syracuse's Paul Harris during the NCAA college basketball game in Conn., on Feb. 11, 2009. (AP)

March Madness Preview

College basketball's March Madness is almost upon us. We'll have a preview with Only a Game host Bill Littlefield.

Echoes of Dusty Springfield

Ten years after her death, R&B singer Dusty Springfield still has legions of fans, and her legacy can still be seen and heard in artists like Amy Winehouse and Adele. We talk about Dusty's life and music with Annie Randall, associate professor of musicology at Bucknell University, and author of the new book "Dusty: Queen of the Postmods".

Music From the Show

  • Ahmad Jamal, "Patterns"
  • Sonny Rollins, "Get Happy"
  • Herbie Hancock, "Watermelon Man"
  • Ahmad Jamal, "Stolen Moments"
  • Dusty Springfield, “I Only Want to Be with You”
  • Dusty Springfield, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me”
  • Amy Winehouse, “Love is a Losing Game”
  • Dusty Springfield, “Anyone Who Had a Heart”
  • Madeline Bell, “Soul Time”
  • Dusty Springfield, “Son of A Preacher Man”
  • Pino Donaggio, “Io Che No Vivo”
  • Dusty Springfield, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me”
  • Adele, “Chasing Pavements”
  • Dusty Springfield, “The Look of Love”
  • Dusty Springfield, “Wishin’ and Hopin”

This program aired on March 13, 2009.

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