12:00pm

Tue May 17, 2011
NPR Story

A Manufacturing Renaissance, Not In China But US

The U.S. manufacturing industry has added over 140 thousand jobs since January, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. Does this signal a lasting comeback or a fleeting moment of hope? Host Michel Martin speaks with Bloomberg Businessweek economics editor Peter Coy about whether there is a manufacturing "renaissance" in the U.S., and what that could mean for the economy.