Jul 5, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, July 5, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, July 5, 2010

Segments From this episode

Why would anyone invest in BP now?

Jul 5, 2010
BP's stock is down by about half, which means the company could be vulnerable to a hostile takeover. Now there are reports BP is trying to head that off by attracting rich investors.

People withhold donations for spill aid

Jul 5, 2010
Charitable donations to deal with the BP oil disaster have been meager. And they aren't likely to pick up any time soon. Mitchell Hartman reports.

A history of in-flight food

Jul 5, 2010
Rico Gagliano gives a brief history of the rise -- and fall -- of airplane food.

Vengeance for airline passenger

Jul 5, 2010
Charles Wheelan decided to sue United Airlines after the carrier lost his bag and still charged him a $25 fee. He talks with Bill Radke about where his lawsuit stands now.

Can Robin Hood save Nottingham?

Jul 5, 2010
The city of Nottingham wants to capitalize on the new "Robin Hood" movie and draw tourists to the rather depressing city in the British Midlands. Those who do, however, might find that Sherwood Forest is a sad remnant of its former self. Stephen Beard reports.

Historic tours focus on lives of servants

Jul 5, 2010
In this age of instant entertainment, the historic house is probably not on the top of the list of things to do. But over the past few years, owners of historic homes have gotten the message and are revamping the way they do business. Ashley Milne Tyte reports.

Pyrotechnician lights up the night sky

Jul 5, 2010
Caitlan Carroll catches up with a man responsible for making sure all the rockets glare red to the tempo of a symphony orchestra.

Music from the episode

68 State Gorillaz
The Stars And Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa, Boston Pops Orchestra, Arthur Fiedler