U.S. Economy Shrinks
The Commerce Department reports today that gross domestic product dropped half a percentage point in the last quarter and economists say it may be dropping even faster this quarter - as much as 6 percent. (Click title for more...)
Gifts from an anonymous donor boosted spirits in Canton Ohio during the Christmas season in 1933, during the Great Depression. The giver was a person named Mr. B. Virdot... (click title for more...)
The incredibly popular social networking website Facebook has taken the world by storm since it was founded by a Harvard student in 2004. It claims to be the fifth most trafficked website in the world, but is it productive or a waste of time? (Click title for more...)
Here and Now's Monica Brady Myerov introduces us to Jonathan Meath, a musician and producer of children's TV programs whose real love is his yuletide job: Playing Santa. He even has a genuine full white beard, long white hair, and a bit of a waistline.
This program aired on December 23, 2008.