Gretchen Morgenson has covered the financial markets for The New York Times since 1988. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for her "trenchant and incisive" coverage of Wall Street. She is also assistant business and financial editor for the Times. She's been covering the sub-prime loan crisis in her columns and its effect on the markets and the economy.
Then, Lloyd Schwartz reviews a DVD of The Rise and Fall of The City of Mahoganny, a new release of a lesser known Kurt Weill opera. [Broadcast Date: February 13, 2008]