Marketplace PM for June 3, 2005
<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 four of this Marketplace-Economist Magazine special report, Scott Tong reports on how think tanks play a game of "left versus right".
Posted In: Canada
British Prime Minister Tony Blair heads to the White House Monday to meet with President Bush, while his wife Cherie plans to appear before a packed hall at Washington's Kennedy Center. Cherie Blair's speaking fee is getting lots of attention in Britain; Amy Scott reports.
This weekend, booksellers, editors, and agents are converging on the Javits Center in New York, the site of BookExpo America 2005, the largest book fair in the U.S. But there are hard lessons to learn in the bookselling business if you're one of thousands of lesser-hyped authors, as commentator Beth Teitell knows.