The Madeleine Brand Show for March 9, 2012

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Are more jobs signalling economic recovery?

Heidi Moore of Marketplace joins the show to discuss the recent Labor Department's employment report on jobs generated in 2012.

Japanese tsunami's long lasting affect on auto industry

Michelle Krebs of joins the show to discuss how the Japanese tsunami altered the playing field for the worldwide auto industry.

"Killing the Messenger" investigates the murder of journalist Chauncey Bailey

Five years ago in Oakland, journalist Chauncey Bailey was gunned down while working on a story for the Oakland Post. He was investigating the Your Black Muslim Bakery — later revealed to be a front for a variety of illegal activities.
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David Kipen reviews prestigious book awards

David Kipen joins the show to discuss the winners of last night's National Book Critics Circle awards for 2011, including Edith Pearlman's "Binocular Vision."
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The world's most expensive boulder?

The costs of moving the giant 340-ton boulder to the L.A. County Museum of Art. Hint: Gas isn't even the most expensive part of the process.
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"Citizen Kane" shown at Hearst Castle

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival will show "Citizen Kane" at Hearst Castle tonight for the first time ever.
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Dinner Party Download duo help you dazzle your guests

Brendan Francis Newnam and Rico Gagliano of The Dinner Party Download are back to provide smart and witty conversation fodder for our weekend dinner parties.
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