Marketplace for Friday, April 4, 2008
Posted In: Entertainment
Producers of a new documentary on the creationism-evolution debate in academia hope it can succeed at the box office like Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ." Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on the marketing efforts for the film "Expelled."
Posted In: Wall Street
The U.S. edition of the Wall Street Journal is going to be printed and sold in London for the first time, which some see as a predatory move by the Journal's new boss, Rupert Murdoch. Stephen Beard reports on the opening salvo of a new circulation war.
The Great Depression of the 1930s came about from problems in the banking system. Today's economic woes are primarily rooted in investment banks and hedge funds. Kai Ryssdal looks at how the names have changed but the underlying problems are the same.
Democratic leaders have sent the president a letter asking for more withdrawals of U.S. troops from Iraq. It's the first shot in a looming battle over another emergency spending bill for the war on terror. John Dimsdale reports.