Takeouts: Listeners on Food Stamps, Retail Sales, World Series

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

  • Listener Takeout: Listeners respond to our story about the increased numbers of people receiving food stamps with their own tales of what it's like to live with government food assistance.
  • Business Takeout: New York Times finance reporter Louise Story explains why October retail sales numbers point to a profitable holiday spending season.
  • Sports Takeout: Tonight is Game Six of baseball's World Series. The NY Yankees lead the series 3-2 as the games head back to Yankee Stadium in New York. The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, gives us his take on both teams' ability at playing offense.

Guests:

Ibrahim Abdul-Matin and Louise Story

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