Mar 3, 2008

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 3 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 3 2008

Segments From this episode

The cost of the Iraq war

Mar 3, 2008
How much is the Iraq war costing? The U.S. government predicted $60 billion in 2003. But the authors of a new book say it's now $3 trillion. Host Scott Jagow asked Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Harvard Professor Linda Bilmes about…

A Cairo cab ride with a backseat writer

Mar 3, 2008
Khaled Al Khamissi spent a year riding in Cairo taxis, talking to the drivers. Then he wrote a book to tell the stories of a frustrated working class. Scott Jagow hopped into a cab with him to hear more and see…

Family faces bleak future together

Mar 3, 2008
Some 750,000 Iraqis have taken refuge in Jordan. Marketplace's Alisa Roth spent time with one family that's happy to be safe, living in Amman, but unsure of what lies in store for them. (First in a series)

Can Cairo afford globalization?

Mar 3, 2008
Egypt's capital is severely overcrowded and its economy seriously lags other Middle East urban centers. Diane Singerman, co-editor of "Cairo Cosmopolitan," talks with Scott Jagow about the ancient city's struggle with growth and modernity.

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