Segments From this episode
The new GI Bill gives vets money for tuition, housing and books. But paying for GIs' educations is nothing new. Stephen Smith of American Radioworks explores how the first GI Bill's push to education helped shape the U.S. economy.
Tatler Magazine has had its thumb on the pulse of upper-class society in London for three centuries. And while many iconic print publications are struggling to stay alive, Tatler's doing just fine. Stephen Beard reports.
Listeners chimed in on our coverage of the Obama administration's trade policies, the drought in Kenya and whether we should take liberties with the definition of "combat pay."
Democrats are talking about what else they could do to get the economy moving. One idea: taking more action against unemployment by extending safety net programs and introducing tax incentives. Steve Henn reports.
Universal Pictures and Disney have replaced the movie makers running their film studios with executives adept at marketing. Cynthia Littleton of Daily Variety tells Kai Ryssdal how the changes point to the studios' changing business model.
Marketplace for Tuesday, October 6, 2009