Marketplace PM for June 28, 2005
Posted In: Canada
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe calls his destruction of thousands — perhaps hundreds of thousands — of homes "Operation Drive Out Trash." But he won't allow foreign reporters in to see for themselves. Some citizens are getting out; from Johannesburg, South Africa, Gretchen Wilson has their stories.
Marketplace commentator Stefan Kertesz says that behind big drugmakers' best efforts, bureaucracy reigns.
The Miss America pageant hasn't been performing and it's been dropped by the networks. But don't reach for that waterproof mascara just yet — Marketplace's Amy Scott has the story of the pageant's new home.