We've been asking you how you would like to see the money in the stimulus bill spent, and you've come up with some great suggestions. Takeaway Correspondent Andrea Bernstein will tell some of our listeners if their stimulus dreams will come true.
The chief executives of eight banks conceded at a Congressional hearing that they have work to do to win over a disgusted public and exasperated lawmakers. Kate Kelly covered the hearing for the Wall Street Journal and she joins us now.
We are now joined by New York Times writer David Herszenhorn who can provide the details of the economic stimulus plan as well as Jeff Zeleny, also of the New York Times, who can tell us the background of the bill.
For the first time in public, Pakistan acknowledged that parts of the murderous attacks on Mumbai, India were planned on its soil and that they are holding several suspects. We turn to Alan Cowell, who is following the story for the NYTimes.com.
Writer Adam Gopnik gives meaning and significance to an enduring convergence in his new book Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life. He joins us now for a celebration of the 200th birthday of two amazing men.