373: The New Boss

373: The New Boss

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.
  • This American Life Senior Producer Julie Snyder talks to Ira about her rather alarming theory regarding the new president's smoking habits. (2 minutes) FunnyHealth Care/MedicinePresidents

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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.

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