What does Eunice Kennedy Shriver death means for one of the greatest political dynasties in the history of the United States? Political columnist Joan Vennochi of the Boston Globe joins The Takeaway with a look at who might inherit the Kennedy crown.
Secretary of State Clinton ends her trip across Africa with a stop in the nation of Cape Verde. Jendayi Frazer, former assistant secretary of state for Africa under the Bush administration, helps The Takeaway assess the significance of Clinton's trip.
For many musicians, Les Paul 's name is synonymous with electric guitars and modern studio techniques. The Takeaway talk to Nels Cline, lead guitarist for the band Wilco about the impact Paul has on his music.
The 229 detainees still housed at Guant-namo Bay may be moved to a maximum security prison in Standish, Michigan. The Takeaway speaks to Detroit Free Press reporter Kathleen Gray and to the mayor of Standish, Kevin King.
After serving a two year prison sentence, Michael Vick will return to professional football with the Philadelphia Eagles. The Takeaway's sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin forecasts how the former quarterback will fare in his new job.
AMC is kicking off the third season of its runaway hit, Mad Men. The Takeaway is joined by Eric Deggans, media critic for the St. Petersburg Times, and Cindy Gallop, advertising consultant and former chairperson of the advertising agency BBH.
Montreal, Canada, hosts the annual ?Just For Laughs' festival this weekend. Joining The Takeaway to talk about the festival is Steve Heisler, a contributor to The Onion, and Andy Kindler, a writer and comedian and a veteran of the festival.
Joining The Takeaway to discuss Obama selling his health care plan, Clinton taking aim at North Korea, and a Harvard professor facing down police is New York Times editor Marcus Mabry and New America Foundation fellow Reihan Salam.
This weekend, Cooperstown holds its induction ceremony for the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Takeaway talks with Dave Zirin, who writes about sports for The Nation and is author of ?A People's History of Sports in the United States.'
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin officially hands over power to Sean Parnell on Sunday. Joining The Takeaway to talk about Palin's legacy and forthcoming autobiography are Alaska Public Radio reporter Libby Casey and former Sentinal editor Bernadette Malone.
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