Day by Day

4 segments

On today’s show: Kurt Eichenwald looks at how some of the decisions made in the first 500 days that followed the 9/11 attacks have dramatically reshaped the world in the years since. Junot Diaz talks about his new book of short stories, This Is How You Lose Her. New York Times reporter Matt Bai examines the effect the auto industry bailout has had on the all-important swing state of Ohio. Hedrick Smith gives an account of how the American Dream has been dismantled over the last four decades.