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Marketplace AM for June 3, 2005

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Under the Influence: exercising power

Can a think tank be a lobbyist? <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/under_the_influence/">Under the Influence</a> is a four-part series on think tanks and the money behind them. In part three of this Marketplace-Economist Magazine special report, we look at the line between research and advocacy &#151; and whether it's being blurred.

Clyde Prestowitz on trade

Former Reagan Administration official Clyde Prestowitz has written the new book <I>Three Billion New Capitalists</I>, a thoughtful analysis of American's economic prostpects in an increasingly globalized economy.

Hollywood fetes Clinton (not Bill)

Hollywood hosted a couple of star-studded celebrity galas in honor of a Clinton this week. Hillary, that is. Lisa Napoli talks with Michael Speier, an editor with Variety, about the Hollywood and its new favorite Clinton.