Katherine Lanpher

Recent Stories


Hyundai Cashes in with the Clunkers Program

'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.

Real-life Sopranos: NJ's International Conspiracy

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Enigma of Michael Jackson

What will Michael Jackson be remembered for: his work as a musical artist or his latter-day weirdness? Joining The Takeaway to discuss Jackson's legacy is Bill Wyman, former arts editor for Salon and writer for the blog ?Hitsville.'