Morning Edition for May 20, 2010
May 20, 2010 — North and South Korea are trading warnings about the March sinking of a South Korean warship. The South says a multinational investigation shows the vessel was struck by a torpedo, and that there will be "stern actions." Pyongyang denies involvement and warns any retaliation would spark war.
May 20, 2010 — Broadcast networks are trying to woo advertisers to buy commercial time in a ritual known as the "upfronts." How are the networks faring, and what's on the horizon TV-wise?
May 20, 2010 — The Dead Republic is the final installment in Roddy Doyle's trilogy about the life of Henry Smart, a former IRA assassin making his way through the first half of the 20th century. Lynn Neary talks with Doyle about the novel, which finds Henry turning his life story into a movie with film director John Ford.
May 20, 2010 — The U.S. auto industry may be showing some signs of life, but civic leaders in Detroit are looking to another sector to revive the Motor City: the health care industry. A deal to buy the city's largest health system would mean $850 million in improvements and 10,000 new jobs.