Spending Ways and Waterways

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Americans personal savings rate has increased amidst the recession. Today we’ll get a cultural history of "thriftiness" in the United States. Then, author Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter Ann Monk Taylor on a new book they wrote together. Journalist Jessica Dulong talks about her experience working on a rusty antique fireboat on the Hudson River. And filmmaker Joe Berlinger and lawyer Steven Donziger on the new film "Crude," about indigenous people in Ecuador’s efforts to sue Chevron for what’s been called the "Amazon Chernobyl."