Online retailer Amazon.com posted first-quarter profits Thursday that beat analysts' estimates. Its total profits last quarter were $190 million. Shortly after the numbers were released, Amazon's stock shot up 15 percent.
In advance of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Republican Convention, Robert Siegel speaks with The New York Times writer-at-large Sam Tanenhaus. They discuss the impact that the Civil Rights Act, passed earlier that year, had on the nomination of Barry Goldwater.
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