Friday, March 15 – Friday, March 22, 2013
With little prospect of getting rid of the automatic spending cuts that kicked in on March 1, Congress and the White House have moved on to bigger budget battles this week as dueling Republican and Democratic proposals land in the House and Senate. Chris Cillizza, political reporter for “The Washington Post”, gives us an update from Capitol Hill.
Sociologist Janet Poppendieck and journalist Peter Pringle team up with chefs, celebrities, and poverty experts to take on hunger in the U.S. in a new book called, “A Place at the Table”.
Opportunity Finance Network CEO Mark Pinsky explains how Community Development Financial Institutions provide loans and investments in communities that traditional lenders overlook.
George Johnson updates us on the world of sports with his 3-minute sports drill.
Otis Williams, the last surviving member of the original Temptations lineup, and famed Motown manager Shelly Berger reflect on Motown’s legacy and talk about the new Broadway show, “Motown: The Musical”.