Jan 30, 2009
Stories about what happens when someone new takes over—someone with a vision of how things ought to be. Including international economics correspondent Adam Davidson of the Planet Money podcast on how Obama's new stimulus plan might actually be the first ever test of a very, very old theory.
- Dave Hill continues his story. When he talked to a co-worker the morning after his first shift as a night supervisor, he learned that the place isn’t quite what he thought it was. For one thing, most of his colleagues are crack addicts. (7 minutes)
Dave is the star of a late-night talk show called the Dave Hill Explosion, which he performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York.
John Maynard Keynes (right), meets with the Assistant Secretary to the U.S. Treasury, Harry Dexter White at the inaugural meeting of the International Monetary Fund's Board of Governors in Savannah, Georgia, March 8, 1946.