Prom Night: Taking the economy out for a spin

Monday, May 04, 2009

It's May, which means one thing to high school students: Prom. That's right, across the country teens are biting their nails over getting invited by the right guy, lining up the limo, picking a corsage, and, gasp!, finding the dress. And even though many parents are watching the family budgets very closely, it seems like one thing they aren’t skimping on is their kids’ big night. Christine Haughney is a reporter for The New York Times and she joins The Takeaway with her story on the magical night.

For more, read Christine Haughney's article, Florida to California, Prom Dresses Selling in the New York Times.

Guests:

Christine Haughney

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Jen Poyant

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