New reports show a spike in U.S. home prices, rising at the fastest pace since 2006. To learn what’s driving this recovery, Hari Sreenivasan talks with Nicholas Retsinas of the Harvard Business School. Continue reading
Newly released transcripts from the Federal Reserve’s 2006 meetings reveal the extent of what Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues actually knew as the country was about to hit the cusp of the financial crisis. Ray Suarez discusses the board’s detailed conversations with The New York Times’ Binyamin Appelbaum. Continue reading
The Library of Congress issued its 2006 list of audio recordings to be preserved. James Billington, the librarian of Congress, talks about the latest additions to the national registry of recordings.
In a week that includes the passing of former President Ford, political analysts Mark Shields and Richard Lowry discuss Mr. Ford’s contributions to U.S. history and the evolution of political life in the country. Continue reading
In an improbable march across the country, Democrats swept into power in the Senate for the first time in four years, capturing seats in Virginia, Montana, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Missouri and Ohio. Continue reading
On the first day of the 2006 hurricane season, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff discusses the federal government’s preparedness for another storm season after the devastation and chaotic response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.