Shutdown Resolution and Reverberations
The budget standoff that shut down much of the US government is over, but memories of the weeks’ long impasse will likely linger. We hear how one business - Interpreting Services - that does a lot of government contract work plans to scale back that part of its operations out of fear of future shutdowns.
Also, how history will view this ugly display of US government malfunction? We’ll also speak with an American reporter in Burma who got caught up in a mysterious bombing this past week, we’ll meet an Iranian-American woman who plays a serious game of dodgeball, and we’ll learn about a scientist who had a breakthrough moment when he got a tick stuck up his nose.
Picture: Antonio Guerra, Cetra's Director of Interpreting Services with his team of interpreters