Marketplace for Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007
As the war in Iraq continues, military reservists are being deployed multiple times. The extended periods spent away from home leave many of them struggling to find work in the civilian sector. Danielle Karson reports.
During the 2000 campaign George Bush promised to make Latin America a fundamental commitment of his presidency. In his new book, Andres Oppenheimer of The Miami Herald says that commitment's been honored mostly in the breach. He talked with Kai Ryssdal.
Congress is poised for its first override of a President Bush veto. It concerns a $23 billion bill for flood control and environmental restoration projects around the country. John Dimsdale reports the stage is now set for a political fight over fiscal responsibility.