The Power of Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart prices are hard to beat at the checkout line, but the ballot box is another matter. Last week, voters in a California community said no to a superstore in their neighborhood. Join NPR's Neal Conan and his guests to review the pros and cons of Wal-Mart and what it all means for the retailer's future.


Dan Mihalopoulos
*A City Hall reporter for The Chicago Tribune

Abigail Goldman
*Business reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Jerry Useem
*Senior writer for Fortune magazine
*Written extensively on Wal-Mart

Evelyn Iritani
*International business reporter for the Los Angeles Times
*One of the four writers on the Wal-Mart series that won the Pulitzer, the same series also won this year's George Polk Award

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