The Madeleine Brand Show for May 18, 2012

Facebook Sets IPO Price At 38 Dollars A Share

Facebook frenzy ensues as company IPO opens

New York bureau chief for Marketplace Heidi Moore joins the show to discuss the much vaunted Facebook IPO which opened today.
Facebook Debuts As Public Company With Initial Public Offering On NASDAQ Exchange
Miles McCormick, a real estate agent with Keller Williams, joins the show to discuss how Facebook's IPO may affect the real estate market in Silicon Valley.
HP Announces Massive Job Cuts

Hewlett-Packard to lay off 30,000 employees

Aaron Ricadela, technology reporter with Bloomberg news, joins the show to discuss the projected layoffs at tech giant Hewlett-Packard.
Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam offer up some delectable discussion topics for your next dinner party.
The USS Iowa's final days at Terminal 3 in Richmond, Ca,

USS Iowa gets resurrected as a museum in San Pedro

In late May, the decommissioned USS Iowa battleship departs to Berth 87 in San Pedro, Calif. where it will live out its final incarnation as an interactive museum.
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The unlikely story of Klimt's 'Lady in Gold'

Anne-Marie O'Connor discusses the long journey of Klimt's masterpiece "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer," the topic of her new book, "The Lady in Gold."
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