The Madeleine Brand Show for March 22, 2012

Federal Government To Investigate Shooting Of Unarmed Teen Trayvon Martin

The troubled racial history of Central Florida

Author Isabel Wilkerson joins the show to talk with Madeleine Brand about the history of racism and discrimination in Central Florida where black teenager Trayvon Martin was killed.
Reporter Jed Kim brings us the first in his series of stories on landing a dream job in a tough economy. Up first: How to become a fireman.
Career Fair Held For Job Seekers
The most recent US Labor Department report shows the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest number in four years. But 13 million Americans remain unemployed.
Draw Something
John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the technology world.
Group of Nannies in England

Breaking down the world of high-priced nannies

Planet Money's Adam Davidson talks with Madeleine Brand about his search for a nanny. Is a nanny that makes $180,000 better than a nanny who makes a more ordinary wage? Not necessarily.
Home Plate Aquarium
The Sklars, Randy and Jason, join Madeleine for their weekly look at the world of sports. Tim Tebow heads to the bright lights of New York City, and a 49-year-old baseball pitcher is still lacing up his cleats.
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