Friday, December 14 – Friday, December 21, 2012
Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who drew heavy criticism from Republicans over her statements following the September attacks on a U.S. diplomatic mission, withdrew her name from consideration for secretary of state this week. “Washington Post” diplomatic correspondent Anne Gearan explains why she did it and who might get the post.
The push to curb union power advances in Michigan. The passage of the right-to-work law is seen as a major blow to the nation’s labor movement. Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, and Terry O’Sullivan, general president of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, join us to discuss the role of unions today.
UCLA professor Mike Rose examines the role of non-traditional college students and the pivotal role they have in shaping the economy’s future in his book, “Back to School”.
Sports commentator George Johnson gives us an update on the world of sports with his 3-minute sports drill.
Tony Award-winning playwright Eve Ensler expands her voice for women and girls with “Emotional Creature”, a musical production based on her 2010 best-selling book that chronicles what it is to be a teenage girl.