Austin Kiplinger
Joan Pryde

Interview with Austin Kiplinger and Joan Pryde

Joan and Jim open this interview talking about what is being done by the government to assist the thousands of homeowners who are in danger of loosing their houses through foreclosure. They also discuss some new advances in wireless Internet access in your car and on airplanes. Then the editor-emeritus of the Kiplinger Editors, Austin Kiplinger, joins Jim as they celebrate his 89th birthday and the 84th anniversary of the Kiplinger Letter. Jim considers Mr. Kiplinger to be a national treasure and a witness to the 20th century, so you don't want to miss his perspectives on the current and future economic and political landscapes.

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