Marketplace AM for June 22, 2005

Episode Description 

The stem cell race: off and running

Federal funding for stem cell research has been the center of much debate. But a new study out this week says more than 3,000 stem cell-related patents have been filed around the world in just the last five years. Wellesley College Professor Robert Paarlberg talks with Cheryl Glaser.
Posted In: Science

Powertrips: the lobbyist loophole

Over the past four years or so, private groups have foot the bill for more than 4,800 trips by members of Congress at a cost of $14 million. Reporter William Kistner of Marketplace and American Radio Works has the story.

The family that films together

With no major Hollywood connections, one film production company turned family business has gotten their movie seen.