Show rundown for 9/5/2008

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Sprint to the White House

With Party Conventions over, the candidates are setting off this morning on a 60 day sprint that will take one of them to the White House. We'll speak with Rick Klein, Senior Political Reporter for ABC News and author of The Note at

Convention Rhetoric

How well did the campaigns of John McCain and Barack Obama make their case, now that two weeks of convention speeches are over?

Off the Couch

As students across the country head back to school this week, recent college grads face the job market where entry level jobs are down by 10% according to The National Association of Colleges and Employers. We speak with D.A. Hayden, co-author of From B.A. to Payday: Launching Your Career After College. She's also co-founder of the Boston-based career counseling firm Hayden-Wilder.

Sports with Bill Littlefield

The NFL season kicked off last night, and the baseball season is heading into the home stretch. We'll check in with Only A Game Host Bill Littlefield about that and other sports, including the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing.

Convention Tunes

Our pop culture critic Renee Graham analyzes the messages behind the music played at both of the political conventions.

This program aired on September 5, 2008.

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