Poet Philip Levine used to work the line at GM, which may have inspired his poetry about the blue-collar masses. Kai Ryssdal speaks with the Pulitzer Prize winner about how his experiences shaped his poetic works.
Pulitzer Prizes for journalism are typically awarded for in-depth, investigative stories that cost a lot to produce. With newspapers struggling to survive, is the price to win too high? Jeremy Hobson reports.
Despite its struggles, General Motors is planning to increase its sales in China. Scott Tong reports from the Shanghai International Auto Show on why GM and other automakers are zooming to the Chinese market.
Several major banks have announced big profits, but how are they really doing? Kai Ryssdal talks with Washington Bureau Chief John Dimsdale about their balance sheets and the changes the Treasury Department might make to bailout terms.
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