Show rundown for 10/10/2008

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Where's The Bottom?

We ask Jesse Eisinger of Conde Naste Portfolio Magazine ...

Semantics Are Important ... No, Really

We speak with Steven Pinker, cognitive scientist and professor of psychology at Harvard University ...

From the Campaign Trail

Wisconsin and Ohio are among the battleground states where Barack Obama is gaining ground over John McCain. We speak with Greg Borowski, political reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and Joe Frolik, associate editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Anti-Bailout Ad Man

Houston-based venture capitalist Bill Perkins made more than a million dollars betting on the market's reaction to the government bailout plan. He's been investing his profits in a series of full page New York Times advertisements that speak out against the bailout bill, calling the bill Communism. We speak with Perkins about his campaign against the bailout bill.

Container House

A major trend in home building is green, or environmentally friendly construction. On a trip to California, Here and Now's Emiko Tamagawa discovered a house where recycled materials were key.

This program aired on October 10, 2008.

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