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An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

Thursday, Sep 03 12 p.m. (ET)

Teens For Hire: The Decline In Summer Jobs (Rebroadcast)

Teens have long sought summer jobs -- to earn money, get some work experience and build a resume. But finding a job without prior experience has become tougher over the last few years as the economy has languished.

"Because if they take my stapler then I'll set the building on fire."

"Because if they take my stapler then I'll set the building on fire."

Thursday, Sep 03 1 p.m. (ET)

Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.

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The I-70 Diner in Flagler, Co.

The I-70 Diner in Flagler, Co.

Wednesday, Sep 02 1 p.m. (ET)

The Democracy Of The Diner (Rebroadcast)

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

Tuesday, Sep 01 1 p.m. (ET)

Grammar, Linguistics, And The Evolution Of The English Language (Rebroadcast)

In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.