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Showtime and the Smithsonian

May 8, 2006
The Smithsonian Institute's board of regents today reviews a controversial contract that gives Showtime the right to block some independent filmmakers from accessing Smithsonian archives. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Rockin' in the free world

May 8, 2006
Warner Brothers is scheduled to release a CD of protest songs by Neil Young today, weeks earlier than originally planned, possibly because Young was giving the songs away on his Web site. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Hockey's big comeback

May 5, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks to host Scott Jagow about the resurgence of NHL hockey following a bitter lockout.
Posted In: Sports

Porn + MP3 = Profit

May 5, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the porn industry's embrace of new technology and what it means to the entertainment industry as a whole.
Posted In: Science

Freud's legacy

May 5, 2006
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth. Lisa Napoli analyzes the industry he fathered.
Posted In: Science

Foie gras flap

May 5, 2006
A California superior court judge hears arguments today in a case that tests whether the Whole Foods grocery chain can legally boycott suppliers that do business with California's only maker of foie gras. Sarah Gardner reports.

Not a pretty picture

May 4, 2006
Kodak is having a rough go in the age of digital cameras and camera phones. The photo industry giant lost $298 million last quarter and today said it's considering selling its health-imaging business. Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Wall Street

Investing in vaccines

May 4, 2006
Federal health authorities today issued more than a billion dollars worth of contracts to speed the production of vaccines in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington

Yum betting on the Derby

May 4, 2006
Business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about what Yum Brands hopes to get from its sponsorship of Saturday's Kentucky Derby.
Posted In: Sports

Bird flu threatens Africa's chicken economy

May 3, 2006
While avian flu is still a big "if" here, other parts of the world are already battling outbreaks in their bird populations. In Africa, chickens are not only food, but an insurance policy against hard times. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health

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