Weekend Edition Saturday for September 29, 2012
Sep 29, 2012 — "What happened to Jimmy Hoffa?" is one of the great persisting questions of the past generation. The latest tip has lead to a spot under a driveway outside Detroit, in the long search for the former teamster union head.
Sep 29, 2012 — In the days when over-the-counter drugs weren't so tamper-proof, seven people died taking poisoned Tylenol. Packaging has tightened up since then, and today, the way Johnson & Johnson handled the situation is still considered textbook crisis management.
Sep 29, 2012 — Once the sustenance of humble fishermen, the famous Marseille fish stew has become one pricey dish. It involves a two-part meal, starting with a basic broth made from shellfish and small fish, and incorporating four to six high-quality larger fish, plus exotic seasonings.
Sep 29, 2012 — The Jersey boy also spoke to Scott Simon about his group's early names and his friend Joe Pesci.
Sep 29, 2012 — Conductor Marian Alsop muses on her mentor's most religious symphony, a work that raises more questions than it answers.
Sep 29, 2012 — The new trove of recordings covers everything from the Cold War to civil rights to Vietnam to the U.S. ice hockey team. Listening In, a new book and CD set, includes more than 260 hours of transcribed conversations and 2.5 hours of audio from inside the Kennedy White House.
Sep 29, 2012 — Incumbent Jim Matheson is the state's only Democratic congressman and faces a tough battle for a seventh term. His rival is Mia Love, who if elected would become the first black Republican female member of Congress.
Sep 29, 2012 — County Sheriff Lee Baca faces what may be the toughest fight of his 14-year political career. A scathing report issued Friday includes accusations of misconduct in his jails, such as deputies beating inmates, cover-ups and a persistent culture of violence.
Sep 29, 2012 — The government is set to present a new austerity budget Monday to its troika of lenders. Greeks, meanwhile, are getting desperate in the fifth year of a deep recession. Some struggle to make ends meet for their families, and others rally in protest against the cuts.