Will America's auto industry one day be a thing of the past? Peliminary numbers for the first quarter of the year indicate that Toyota has surpassed General Motors in worldwide auto sales for the first time. While Ford Motor Co.'s earnings have improved from this time last year, it remains in the red. Will American carmakers ever regain their lost ground? Should we worry if they don't?11:00 a.m.
Catherine Madden: Auto industry analyst at the consulting firm Global Insight.
Kennedy Library honors August Wilson If anything, playwright August Wilson's stature has been growing since his death two years ago. The one-time St. Paulite has a Broadway theater named for him. In May, the New York Times will host an event celebrating Wilson's work, and earlier in the year the Kennedy Library honored Wilson, too.12:00 p.m.