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Marketplace for Monday, September 5, 2016

Dr. Patricia Aubanel Riedel was one of Mother Teresa's doctors during the last years of her life and now works at hospital that bears her name.  Kimberly Adams/Marketplace

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We talked to a doctor that treated Mother Teresa and asked what it was like to tend to someone always tending to others; Marketplace’s Amy Scott talks about the top issues to keep an eye on this school year; and why Obama’s trip to Laos matters. 

Segments From this episode

Without Trump, Taj Mahal workers face their fate

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Sep 5, 2016
Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City are on strike and the casino threatens to shut down.

Obama goes to Laos, a potential economic ally

by Lewis Wallace Sep 5, 2016
It's the first visit of a sitting U.S. president to the landlocked nation

Mother (now Saint) Teresa was a terrible patient

by Kimberly Adams Sep 5, 2016
Even saints need support staff. Reflections by one of Mother Teresa's doctors.

Top stories in education to start the school year

by Molly Wood and Amy Scott Sep 5, 2016
Charter schools, testing and free college are big topics as classes resume.
Final Note

It's a great year for ice cream

by Molly Wood Sep 5, 2016
Ice cream got it's own museum and got political in 2016

Music from the episode

The Ice Cream Man The Tornados
Inspector Norse Todd Terje
Cream On Chrome Ratatat
Outro Vulfpeck

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