The impact of the bailout As the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) comes to an end, economists debate the impact of the bailouts on America's troubled economy. But even if it's deemed a success, politicians appear to be publicly denouncing the program in advance of the fall elections.9:06 a.m.
Simon Johnson: MIT economics professor, Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute, and author of "13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown."
A critical look at public education Director Davis Guggenheim's 2008 documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" brought heightened awareness to the issue of climate change. His new film takes on the state of public education in America, and paints a discouraging picture.10:06 a.m.
Davis Guggenheim: Director of "Waiting for Superman." His other films include "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Training Day."
Jefferson historian wins genius grant A Harvard historian known for her chronicle of a slave family owned by Thomas Jefferson has won a MacArthur "Genius" grant. Kerri Miller spoke with Annette Gordon-Reed on stage last year at a Concordia College event.10:45 a.m.