Homeownership and the American Dream

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President Obama wants big money to forestall foreclosures. Is that a sound public investment? Why is homeownership equated with the American Dream? What's wrong with renting? Also, eight Wall Street CEO's get a grilling on Capitol Hill, and new technology means that artificial arms can be controlled just by thinking about them. We hear what that means for amputees.

Banner image: An eviction team carries out a family's belongings during a foreclosure eviction in Adams County, Colorado. The bank foreclosed on the property and called the Adams County sheriff's department to supervise the eviction. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images



Warren Olney