PODCAST: The gross truth of school lunch

Zachary Maxwell, the filmmaker behind 'Yuck: A 4th Grader's Short Documentary about School Lunch.'

Do fast-rising interest rates threaten the growing recovery in housing? Experts say prices are still low enough to attract buyers.

In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.

Budget cuts known as the sequester haven't had the grave economic impact some had predicted. But the coming days pose a big test, as the Pentagon starts furloughing 650,000 civilian workers to save $1.8 billion.

About the author

David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio


I agree to American Public Media's Terms and Conditions.
With Generous Support From...