Nuclear weapons and global security
David Willis talks to Lynn Sweet, Washington Bureau Chief for the Chicago Sun-Times and columnist for AOL’s Politics Daily about President Barack Obama’s new posturing on nuclear weapons and global security.Lynn Sweet's blog
The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
David Remnick discusses how President Barack Obama crafted his image. His new biography is, "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama".David Remnick
Packaging a candidate, The American Presidential Debates
As the U.K. election season kicks off, David Willis and Lynn Sweet discuss how some mistakes made during historic American Presidential debates can offer a few lessons to hopeful leaders across the pond.United States presidential election debates (Wikipedia)
The packaging of creative success, Jerry Weintraub
Jerry Weintraub knows what it takes to make a star in America. He’s managed Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and produced countless blockbuster films, but he’s trying something new.Jerry Weintraub (IMDB)
He’s written a memoir called, "When I Stop Talking, You’ll know I’m Dead: Useful Stories From a Persuasive Man". Before he does, he tells Americana a bit more about his life and his work.
What’s in a tin?
The last remaining Sardine cannery in the United States, located in Maine, is scheduled to end production this month. Several women who have canned sardines there for decades are among the 128 employees losing their jobs. They share their thoughts from the factory floor.Stinson Seafood Company
Produced with help from Anne Mostue and Jay Holt in Prospect Harbor, Maine.
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