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What Next In Illinois?

Governor Rod Blagojevic is under arrest and facing extensive corruption charges, including an attempt to force the Chicago Tribune newspaper to fire editors who had criticized the governor and called for his impeachment.

Behavioral Economics

The once obscure field of behavioral economics has been getting a lot of attention these days.

Rating Companies and the Economic Downturn

What role did bond rating companies like Moody's play in the economic crisis?

Chocolate, the Ancient Way

We visit Taza Chocolate, a company in Somerville Massachusetts. Taza makes chocolate through stone grinding: a process with roots in ancient Mexican traditions.

Eliott Carter Turns 100

Elliott Carter, one of the world's most prolific living composers turns 100 tomorrow.

This program aired on December 10, 2008.

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