Question/Comment: In the early ’80’s unemployment was over 10 percent. I’m old enough to remember what the economy was like at that time. It wasn’t pretty given interest rates, but on the other hand we weren’t considering massive government funding … Continue reading
Poet Gregory Djanikian, director of the creative writing program at the University of Pennsylvania, reads a poem about how immigrants "might contribute to the great melting pot of the English language." Continue reading
With Global Positioning System chips now installed in some cell phones, parents can use phones to keep tabs on their children and businesses can track the whereabouts of delivery truck drivers. But the new tracking systems leave some privacy advocates dismayed. Continue reading
Jim Lehrer discusses with Judy Woodruff some of the Generation Next team’s findings and published trends about 16-25 year olds.
NewsHour Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on parents letting go of their college-age children. Continue reading