In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the cracks appearing in Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime and what it could mean for the region. Then Sanger discusses the political reaction to the shooting in Colorado and looks ahead to to the new year, when Bush-era tax cuts expire at the same time as some pretty sweeping spending cuts go into effect.
Pete Fornatale, 66, died on Thursday after suffering a brain hemorrhage earlier this month. He was one of those DJs who came along at a time when the popular culture was throbbing with change and the music both drove it and reflected it back.
After Davy Jones died on Wednesday, WQXR and WNYC news host Kerry Nolan dug her first diary out of the closet. The entry for Dec. 30, 1966 read: “Today, Davy Jones turns 21…” There were little hearts drawn all over the page. Nolan joins us to remember a pop idol who surfaced at just the right time in her life.
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