- The power of Wal-Mart
Love it or hate it, Wal-Mart is an economic force that affects other retailers, consumers, even the U.S. inflation rate.9:06 a.m.
Charles Fishman: Author of "The Wal-Mart Effect: How the World's Most Powerful Company Really Works - And How It's Transforming the American Economy" and a senior editor at Fast Company.
- A day in the life of the American woman
Do you remember what you were doing on April 5, 2005? The activities of quite a few American women were documented by photographers that day. Those photographs are now collected in a new book "A Day in the Life of the American Woman: How We see Ourselves."10:06 a.m.
Carol Saline: Carol Saline is a journalist, broadcaster and author. She has written three books: Dr. Snow: How the FBI Nailed an Ivy League Coke King , Straight Talk , and A Guide to Good Health . In addition she has co-authored three other books with photographer Sharon J. Wohlmuth. Their most popular, Sisters , spent 63 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and sold over one million copies. It was followed by Mothers & Daughters , which immediately soared to #1 on every national best-seller list including The Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and The Wall Street Journal . A third bestseller, Best Friends , completed this influential relationship trilogy. Their latest collaboration is The 10 th Anniversary Edition of Sisters.
Dawn Sheggeby: The co-author and project director of A Day in the Life of the American Woman, has served as editorial director for more than a dozen major photography book projects, coordinating the work of hundreds of distinguished photojournalists, writers, and artists. Her past book titles include the award-winning Sarajevo: Portrait of the Siege; three presidential inaugural books, and the three most recent "Day in the Life" books, including A Day in the Life of Africa and A Day in Life of the United States Armed Forces.
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