Friday, December 7, 2012 – Friday, December 14, 2012
|Rejecting President Obama’s call to raise tax rates for the wealthy, House Republicans unveiled a counteroffer this week. House members Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI) and Rep.Mo Brooks(R-AL) join us to dissect the two budget proposals.New York Times best-selling author Anne Lamott writes about the three prayers that saved her life in her new book, “Help, Thanks, Wow”.Former MIT Media Laboratory director Walter Bender reflects on the social impact of the One Laptop per Child program in his book, “Learning to Change the World”.
Sports commentator George Johnson is here with an update on the world of sports in his 3-minute sports drill.
Arts and culture correspondent Bill Banfield profiles the work of Afro-French violinist Chevalier de Saint-Georges in his latest “Essays of Note”.
We remember jazz legend Dave Brubeck, who passed away this week. He was a composer and musician who helped shape contemporary jazz with recordings such as “Take Five” and “Blue Rondo a la Turk”.