Aug 29, 2014 — David Greene talks to Alexander Vershbow, deputy secretary general of NATO, about Russian military advances into Ukraine. The NATO-Ukraine Commission held an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday.
Aug 29, 2014 — The Texas brewery Austin Beerworks launched a 99-pack of beer this week. The case is seven-feet long and weighs 82 pounds. It costs $99.99.
Aug 29, 2014 — Students at Washington State University received planners. But it turned out the photo used was of the University of Washington. On the bright side, at least there was no photo of Washington, D.C.
Aug 29, 2014 — Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Aug 29, 2014 — "Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic Ken Turan reviews "Life of Crime" — a comic caper about a kidnapping that goes awry starring Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins and John Hawke. It's based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
Aug 29, 2014 — Steve Inskeep talks to Steve Gates of Youth Advocate Programs, a lifelong resident of one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, about the changing nature and daily experience of violence in Chicago.
Aug 29, 2014 — Steve Inskeep talks to Michel Martin about the community conversation covering race and law enforcement that was held Thursday night in Ferguson, Missouri. There was also a Twitter chat at #BeyondFerguson.
Aug 29, 2014 — The Russian government continues to deny that Russian artillery units and soldiers are in Ukraine. That's despite satellite images released on Thursday that NATO says clearly show the Russian presence. For a sense of how this latest news is playing in Moscow, David Greene talks to Fyodor Lukyanov, editor of the magazine, "Russia In Global Affairs."
Aug 29, 2014 — David Greene talks to branding expert Martin Lindstrom about the psychological tricks and ploys marketers and retailers use to entice shoppers into a back-to-school retail frenzy.