• Robert Putnam talks to Jim and Margery about his latest book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis, which is an examination of how poverty is being passed on from one generation to the next
  • Norm Abram, Master Carpenter of This Old House and Ask this Old House and Kevin O'Connor, the host of This Old House and Ask This Old House, spark a debate about buying a new home versus a fixer upper.
  • Thomas Frank, famous for his book What's the Matter with Kansas?, now asks what's the matter with the Democrats in his new book,Listen, Liberal!
  • Lisa Fischer of 20 Feet From Stardom fame talks about what life is like now that she's center stage, with her own band, Grand Baton
  • Gloria Steinem talks about her new book, My Life on the Road