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Femi Oke

News host and Reporter for The Takeaway

Femi Oke appears in the following:

Covering Senator Kennedy in the News

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We talk to Chris Lydon, former host of NPR's The Connection and creator of Open Source radio. He has covered Senator Kennedy throughout his years as a reporter. We also talk with Jeff...

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Harris Wofford Remembers Working with Kennedy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

People from all over the world are remembering Senator Ted Kennedy, who died early this morning. We're joined by former Senator Harris Wofford (D-Pa), who worked closely with Kennedy ...

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Legacy of Kennedy Family in Ireland

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

In nearly 50 years in the U.S. Senate, Kennedy compiled an impressive list of legislative achievements: on health care, civil rights, education and immigration.  From outside the Kenn...

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Reactions on the Cape to Kennedy's Death

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We go live to Hyannis Port, Cape Cod, to talk with Sean Corcoran, senior reporter at WCAI.

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Working with Senator Kennedy on Education

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Lucy Marcus, former intern for Senator Ted Kennedy, joins us today to talk about the work she did with him on education policy. She now lives in the United Kingdom, where she runs a c...

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Kennedy's Policy Legacies: Education and Health Care

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We speak to Nicholas Lemann, Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and author of "The Big Test: The Secret History of the American Meritocracy," about Kennedy's ...

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Glioma: Senator Kennedy's Cancer

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

In May of 2008, Senator Ted Kennedy had a seizure and was rushed to the hospital. Just a few days later, he was diagnosed with malignant glioma. It's a particularly difficult type of ...

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The Dog Days of the Health Care Debate

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Will the passing of Senator Kennedy effect the outcome of health care reform? Our guests talk about how they remember the senator as well as how the health care debate rolls on during...

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Ted Kennedy's Former Chief of Staff Remembers

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Ken Feinberg, former chief of staff for Senator Ted Kennedy, worked for Kennedy from 1975-1980. Since being appointed Special Master of the U.S. Government's September 11th Victim Com...

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Remembering Ted Kennedy from Across the Aisle

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mi.) joins us to remember Senator Ted Kennedy as a political colleague. We also have New York Times Reporter John Broder, who wrote a piece in for The New York T...

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Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

We remember Senator Ted Kennedy with various speeches he made throughout the years. Joining us to put Kennedy's life and career in context are Kevin Cullen, columnist for the Boston G...

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Karzai Leads in Early Election Results

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

With only 10 percent of ballots in, the Afghan election commission says President Hamid Karzai and top challenger Abdullah Abdullah each have about 40 percent of the vote; Karzai hold...

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New Estimate Says H1N1 Could Kill 90,000

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

A panel convened by President Obama to study the H1N1 flu, or "swine flu," presented a report Monday with a "plausible scenario" in which as many as 90,000 people could die of the flu...

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Health Care Reform: Young Americans

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

As part of our week-long series of health care roundtables, we’re talking with young people. They're coveted by health insurers, but with low salaries and high resilience, they’re oft...

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What You Don't Tell Your Doctor Could Hurt You

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The average doctor visit lasts just 17 minutes, according to online medical journal Medscape.  Plans for health care reform aim to allow doctors to spend more time with patients, but ...

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U.S. Deficit Projected to Reach $9 Trillion

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

President Obama may soon face a new obstacle to his plan to reform health care: a growing pool of budgetary red ink. The White House Office of Management and Budget and the Congressio...

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Michael Jackson's Death Ruled a Homicide

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Michael Jackson died of a fatal drug overdose including the anesthetic Propofol, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Jackson's death will now reportedly be treated as a h...

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Obama to Nominate Bernanke to Second Term

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

This morning, President Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to a second term.  The President will do so during an appearance at Oak Bluffs School on Martha’s Vin...

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Prosecutor John Durham to Look at CIA Abuses

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Attorney General Eric Holder will appoint federal prosecutor John Durham to investigate alleged prisoner abuses at CIA prisons during the Bush administration.  Durham has a long reput...

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CDC May Recommend Routine Circumcision

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

In an attempt to slow the spread of HIV, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might begin recommending circumcisions for all infant boys. The announcement comes out of this ...

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