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.
Ford, the number two automaker in the United States is enjoying a surge in sales, thanks to the federal government's ?Cash for Clunkers' program. The company's chief sales analyst, George Pipas, talks with The Takeaway about Ford's prospects
GM will bring 100 new jobs to Wayne County, Michigan when it opens a plant to assemble battery packs for the forthcoming Chevy Volt. The Takeaway talks to New York Times auto industry reporter Nick Bunkley and Wayne County executive Robert Ficano.
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.
'Cash for Clunkers' allows Americans to trade in cars with bad gas mileage for money towards fuel efficient cars. The Takeaway talks to Oklahoma City resident Mary Dubois, Los Angeles Times auto critic Dan Neil, and Hyundai factory worker Rick Halstead.
A 10-year federal probe uncovered an international conspiracy involving money laundering, corruption of local and state governments and synagogues in New Jersey. Joining The Takeaway is Bob Ingle, Trenton bureau chief for Gannet news service.