Sep 18, 2015

Marketplace for Friday, September 18, 2015

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Laurene Powell Jobs reimagines American high school; a conversation with author David Maraniss about Detroit; and who's hoping for a rate hike? 

Stories From this episode

Laurene Powell Jobs on reinventing high school

by Amy Scott Sep 17, 2015
The philanthropist talks about her $50 million Super School project.
Shelf Life

Detroit: Then and Now

by Kai Ryssdal and Bridget Bodnar Sep 17, 2015
A new book looks at how Motor City shaped American culture.
David Maraniss in front of the home in which he spent the first six years of his life. It's now a pile of rubble.
Tommy Andres/Marketplace

Working in the oil fields is dangerous

by Annie Baxter Sep 18, 2015
The fatality rate for oil workers is five times that of the overall work force.

High School is too old school

by Amy Scott Sep 18, 2015
Does the public institution need a $50 million reinvention?

Why banks are disappointed in the Fed

by Tracey Samuelson Sep 18, 2015
With revenues under pressure, commercial lenders had been hoping for a rate hike.
Greeks in crisis

Greece prepares for general election Sunday

by Stephen Beard Sep 18, 2015
Many Greeks are frustrated by a still-weak economy.
Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates and government shutdowns

by Kai Ryssdal Sep 18, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and David Gura join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.

Laurene Powell Jobs reimagines American high school; a conversation with author David Maraniss about Detroit; and who’s hoping for a rate hike? 

Music from the episode

WKNDS The Stationary Set
Nowhere To Run Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Nothing To See Four Tet
It Gets Dark Holy Ghost!
Together for One Last Dance Junior Senior

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