Jen Poyant

Executive Producer, Note to Self

Jen Poyant appears in the following:

The Changing Role of Fathers and the Family

Friday, June 19, 2009

You might think that the image of the bumbling father is as old as parenthood itself, but just in time for Father’s Day, The Takeaway talks to one father who says differently. Jeremy ...

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Was It Or Wasn't It? Monitoring Iran's Election For Fraud

Friday, June 19, 2009

The question of whether the presidential election results in Iran were fair may never be answered. The BBC's Jonathan Marcus joins us with his analysis of the unfolding situation. And...

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Urban Planning and the Environment

Friday, June 12, 2009

For the last twenty five years, America has built-up the suburbs. But now Americans are beginning to rethink whether these communities are environmentally sustainable. Joining The Tak...

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Denver's Design for the Future: The "New Suburbia"

Friday, June 12, 2009

In Denver, Colorado, a group of urban planners and architects gather this week to debate urban design. How can suburbia and downtown get closer? Joining The Takeaway from Denver is El...

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Riding the Rails: Upgrading Transportation in Denver

Friday, June 12, 2009

Like many cities, Denver is struggling to connect its suburbs to its downtown, and to create a new kind of city center. Continuing our series on the New Urbanism, The Takeaway talks...

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How Gentrification Changes a City

Thursday, June 11, 2009

In the past 50 years, Denver has grown from a small city to a sprawling metropolitan region. With urban sprawl comes gentrification. The Takeaway caught up with Andres Duany, the foun...

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Waiting for the Train: A City Safari in Denver

Thursday, June 11, 2009

This week The Takeaway is examining Denver as a laboratory for how the American city and surrounding suburbs are changing. The so-called "new urbanists" are pushing for more walkable...

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City of the Future? Denver's New Urbanism

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

This week The Takeaway looks at how cities are reinventing themselves for a world that doesn't depend on cars. Transportation writer (and Takeaway Contributor) Matt Dellinger ...

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Mission Impossible: Finding Flight 447's Black Boxes

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Family members continue to mourn the loss of the 228 lives aboard Air France Flight 447, which crashed into the Atlantic ocean on its way to Paris from Brazil. What caused the crash m...

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The LA Lakers and the Orlando Magic Head To the NBA Finals

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Game on! The NBA Finals start tonight, with the Lakers facing off against the Orlando Magic in what should be a great NBA series. The Takeaway’s sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin...

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GM Is In for a Wild Ride

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

GM executives are about to take a wild ride as the company restructures itself under bankruptcy protection. To describe how that process will work -- and if it will work -- is Mark La...

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Securing Your Cyber World

Thursday, May 28, 2009

This week President Obama will unveil a much anticipated report on his plans to make the internet secure. He is also likely to name his new cyber-security czar. James Lewis consulted ...

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Parenting Choices: What Constitutes Neglect?

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Two stories in different parts of the country have re-ignited the issue of when the state should step in and take over for parents. Yesterday a Minnesota judge ruled that the parents ...

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Google Earthing North Korea

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

North Korea is one of the world's most secretive societies. Curtis Melvin, a PhD student at George Mason University visited the communist nation in 2004 and '05 and was determined to ...

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No Nukes Is Good Nukes: Hans Blix And The IAEA

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The U.S. and the United Nations now have to calibrate their reaction to North Korea's recent missile test, while also worrying about Iran's nuclear ambition and fears of proliferation...

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Time to Pig Out! Summer Cooking with Craig Samuels

Monday, May 25, 2009

It's the start of summer and the kickoff of grilling season. To give us some cooking tips on we turn to Craig Samuels, Brooklyn's barbecue afficionado and owner of Peaches, a Southern...

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This Week's Agenda With Todd Zwillich

Monday, May 25, 2009

It's Monday, which means it is time to pull out our road map for the week. Our guide this week is our own Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich. On the agenda? A California court is ...

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How New York City Cops Keep Tabs on Terrorists

Friday, May 22, 2009

The four men accused of planning a terror attack on two synagogues in the Bronx and on military planes on a nearby air force base were arraigned in Federal Court in upstate New York y...

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Subway Riders with No Pants? It's 'Improv Everywhere'!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

For high quality video, click the "HQ" button. Networking technology has radically changed how we do many things -- including startling other people. The group Improv Everywhere ...

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No Good News about the Housing Market

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Commerce Department says construction of new homes and apartments fell 12.8 percent last month -- the lowest pace in a half-century. Earlier reports had expected the government to...

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