Breaking Bread

6 segments

David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief for The New York Times, explains the exact numbers behind income inequality in the U.S. and takes a deeper look at the 99 percent vs. 1 percent wealth disparity claim made by Occupy Wall Street protestors and their critics. Plus: sports economist Robert Baade explains how sports stadiums and games (including the post-season for the Yankees) affects neighborhood economies; journalists Matthew McAllester and Farnaz Fassihi talks about the importance of meals while covering conflict; and the behind-the-scenes story of the automotive crisis of 2008.