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Hershey's wishes

| Jan 10, 2006
Cheryl Glaser talks with author Michael D'Antonio about his new biography of Milton Hershey, who founded not only a chocolate company, but a place which he envisioned as the small town he never got to grow up in.

We get letters...

| Jan 10, 2006
The mailbag is always open, and always full, here at Marketplace. Cheryl Glaser shares some recent comments we've received...

In need of a concrete plan

| Jan 10, 2006
Suicide bombers in Iraq have launched deadly attacks at crowded mosques. There was a measure of calm today, but most don't expect the peace to last. The fear of suicide bombs has spawned a new kind of construction boom, complete with shortages. From Baghdad, Ben Gilbert reports.

Gateway to the East

Nate DiMeo | Jan 10, 2006
It's no secret that American businesses are dying to break into China's market, and it's not surprising if you think about a billion consumers. But this is nothing new. US enterprise has been trying to bridge that continental divide for decades. Biographer Paul French talks about one of the first American businessmen in China.
Posted In: Canada

Meet the Gao Family: Part II

Scott Tong | Jan 10, 2006
Not so long ago, the idea of a Chinese entrepreneur wasn't exactly the norm. After all, the government had a hand in pretty much everything. But these days, more and more Chinese are starting successful businesses, free from government interference... and they're doing pretty well for themselves. Scott Tong profiles one such entrepreneur in Episode II of Meet the Gao Family.
Posted In: Canada

The payoff

Deborah Clark | Jan 10, 2006
This morning I realized I'm actually in China. I've been here for five days, but with the final preparation for our live broadcasts, I have barely...
Posted In: China

Kai and the Ryss Dolls

Eric Johnson | Jan 10, 2006
The China team has been able to peel away a slice of time for fun too......
Posted In: China

Hot Rats

Eric Johnson | Jan 10, 2006
There are astoundingly striking skyscrapers in Shanghai. Beautiful, shimmering architectural wonders – I marvel at how they're able to bend the...
Posted In: China

Locking the lobby door?

Hilary Wicai | Jan 9, 2006
Washington lawmakers are grilling Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito today. But behind the scenes, they're talking about what legislation they need to pass to mute the criticisms over the Jack Abramoff scandal. Hillary Wicai looks what rules on lobbying might change.

Tyco goes micro

Alisa Roth | Jan 9, 2006
Shares of Tyco International surged 4% this morning after a Wall Street Journal report said the group may be broken up. Why are investors so excited about the news? Alisa Roth reports.

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