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Joseph Capriglione

WNYC/NJPR

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Remembering the Country's Forgotten Presidents

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt: The names and legacies of our country’s greatest presidents are ingrained in the minds of every American. But what of the forgotten presidents?

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Congress, Like the Rest of America, Losing Interest in Gun Control

Monday, April 01, 2013

For a period of time after December's elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Americans felt a collective sense of outrage that something had to be done about gun violence in this country. But that support appears to have waned. Joe Nocera, author of the the Gun Report in The New York Times, explains why.

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Scotland Takes On Donald Trump

Friday, March 29, 2013

Donald Trump is no stranger to controversy, and now he's courting it overseas. The real estate mogul has been engaged in a years-long battle with the residents of the Scottish city of Aberdeen, but now the project has hit another snag.

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Meet the Atheism Movement's Big Spender

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Atheism is a growing movement in America. Campaign ads encouraging humanism and free-thought are slowly becoming more prevalent, yet atheists remain one of the most disliked groups in the country. Can money make a difference?

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America's Infrastructure Crisis

Thursday, January 03, 2013

One in eight bridges in the United States have been categorized as structurally deficient and many more are reaching the end of their lives. Attorney and author Barry LePatner tells us what can be done about America's infrastructure problem. Where will the money come from in an era of tightening budgets and is there enough political will to prevent the country's infrastructure from falling farther behind? Kristian Foden-Vencil is a reporter for OPB News.

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Pulitzer-Prize Winning Photographer on Capturing Tragedy

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Boston Globe staff photographer Essdras Suarez describes what it's like to actually be on the ground after an event like Newtown and to experience the grief of victims first-hand.

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President Obama Expected to Sign Fiscal Cliff Bill

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

After passing the Senate 89-8, the House approved the fiscal cliff compromise negotiated by Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, concluding a battle over fiscal policy that's lasted two years. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich has been following the deal.

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Reexamining America's Mental Health System

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

How truly cohesive is the U.S.'s mental health care system? And what can be done to ensure that those who need care most have access to it? Dr. E. Fuller Torrey discusses the shortcomings of the country's resources for the mentally ill.

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Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich on the Latest from DC

Monday, December 31, 2012

Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich takes a look at the latest news on the fiscal cliff negotiations, and updates us on the condition of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after she was admitted to a New York hospital due to a blood clot. 

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After the Election Comes the Fiscal Cliff

Thursday, November 08, 2012

With the presidential campaign season coming to an end, the media is desperately looking for something else to endlessly obsess over. Luckily, we'll have to look no further than the so-called “fiscal cliff,” that combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect after the New Year. Felix Salmon, finance blogger at Reuters, explains.

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The Ryder Cup and Other Euro-American Competitions

Thursday, September 27, 2012

An American economic boom or European downturn? What can we discern about the strength of the United States or the European currency union based on their results at golf's Ryder Cup?

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How Will Hospitals Change after the Supreme Court's Ruling?

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The political guessing game will finally end just hours from now when the Supreme Court announces its ruling on President Obama's health care bill, the Affordable Care Act. Hospitals across the country are already adapting to a growing number of uninsured Americans, but after today's announcement the entire industry of medical services could change in a very substantial way.

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Both Sides Prepare for Aftermath of the Supreme Court's Healthcare Ruling

Friday, June 22, 2012

The Supreme Court says they won't issue their ruling on President Obama's signature healthcare bill until next week, but that hasn't stopped both parties from preparing for the fallout. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich says a ruling against the law presents challenges not just for Democrats, but for Republicans as well.

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Romney Makes Appeal to Latino Voters

Friday, June 22, 2012

During primary season, Mitt Romney was attracting barely more than a quarter of the Latino vote. But yesterday, at the meeting of the National Association of Latino and Elected Appointed Officials, or NALEO, the prospective GOP nominee made his pitch. Where does Romney go from here as he seeks to make inroads with the Latino community?

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The Supreme Court's Healthcare Hearings Go Under the Microscope

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Trial consultant Ryan Malphurs explains what three-day marathon sessions tell us about how the Roberts court works, why Chief Justice John Roberts might end up being the swing vote, and offers his predictions on the court's decision on President Obama's Affordable Care Act.

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Promoting a Culture of Science in the United States

Monday, June 18, 2012

There are many stereotypes associated with the sciences, including the ideas that scientific fields are out-of-reach, too intellectual, or exclusively for men and academia. The outgoing president of M.I.T. discusses these problems and says that the United States must create a culture of the sciences in order to generate interest in the masses.

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Jackie Joyner Kersee on the Legacy of Title IX

Monday, June 18, 2012

Forty years ago today, Congress passed Title IX. The landmark civil rights law barred gender discrimination in the country’s schools and colleges, but it is perhaps best known for its impact on female participation on women’s high school and college sports.

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Jamie Dimon and the Art of Apologizing

Friday, June 15, 2012

Earlier this week JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon went up to Capitol Hill. He sat in front of a Senate committee, and Dimon... apologized. This got Takeaway Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich thinking about other instances of public figures apologizing to Congress.

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Taking Stock: Latinos and the 2012 Election

Thursday, June 14, 2012

As part of our coverage of this political year we are doing what a lot of people in the U.S. are doing as they think about voting for a new President: Taking stock of the last four years and looking ahead to the next 12 months. We sat down with former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury George Munoz to discuss the role Latinos are poised to play in this year's presidential election.

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June 14, 1922: An Important Day for Radio

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ninety years ago today, President Warren G. Harding made history by being the first President to deliver an address on the radio. What was the immediate impact of the broadcast of President Harding's address and how do we continue to feel that impact in today's media environment?

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