Takeaway contributor Beth Kobliner joins us with two entrepreneurs who are doing well in the recession: Marva Allen, co-owner of Hue-Man Bookstore in New York, and Jo-Ellen Stammen, who runs her own design business.
It's no kind of overstatement to say that CBS News legend Don Hewitt invented television news. To talk about the life and legacy of Don Hewitt, The Takeaway talks to New York Times reporter Jacques Steinberg and former CBS producer Jeff Gralnick.
As voting gets underway in Afghanistan's presidential election, The Takeaway talks to Martin Patience, an Afghan correspondent for the BBC. The threat of violence is being taken seriously; 300,000 troops are protecting an estimated 17 million voters.
The Minnesota Vikings' new quarterback is an old enemy: former Green Bay Packer Brett Favre. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Favre's latest career move is sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and two Favre fans: Rick Stratton and Mike Rice.
The Takeaway talks to the Washington Examiner's Julie Mason about how senior citizens are at the center of the health care reform debate. We also talk to four seniors about their opinions: Mary McKinney, Dick and Barbara Mitchell, and Geraldine Powe.
In honor of Forbes' list of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women, The Takeaway put together a roundtable to discuss what it means to be a powerful woman and who should be topping the list. Our guests: Anna Deavere Smith, Faye Wattleton, and Carol Jenkins.
Although Afghanistan has seen months of political campaigning, a week of violent attacks may impede democracy in the country's second-ever presidential election. Retired General Anthony Zinni joins The Takeaway with a look at Afghan security.
New York Times reporter Eric Schmitt joins The Takeaway with a look at current federal counter-terrorism strategies. Since 9/11, the FBI has shifted its resources and largely refocused its mission from solving crimes to fighting terrorism.
This year a late blight is devastating tomato crops across the Northeast. For a look at what's behind this blight and what to substitute for tomatoes, The Takeaway is joined by chef Dan Barber and New York Times food writer Melissa Clark.
Many large chain retail stores reported their earnings for the second quarter. While the numbers are down, they are beating analysts' expectations. Helping The Takeaway decipher the results is New York Times business reporter Stephanie Rosenbloom.