A black man won the White House, while a white woman from Alaska won the hearts of conservatives. The economy imploded as financial scandals rocked the headlines, and Americans began to rethink their consumer ways. 2008 was definitely one for the history books. Guest host Sara Terry looks at what's ahead in 2009. Also, the political pitfalls of filling four senate seats, and it's a football time of year, filled with bowls, coaches and corporate sponsors.
Politics, the Economy and Lifestyles: Predictions for 2009
From this Episode:
College Bowls, Fired Coaches and Corporate Sponsors
It's a football time of year. Fans are ready for the college bowls, NFL teams are getting ready for the play-offs, while NFL coaches are getting fired and bailed out banks...
7 min, 45 sec
Fears, Hopes and Predictions for 2009
An election that turned conventional political wisdom upside down and an economy that turned everything upside down; 2008 was a year of some of the most profound changes...
34 min, 57 sec