Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
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The New York Times' David Sanger discusses Hillary Clinton's term as Secretary of State, John Kerry's nomination and the latest in international news. PLUS: Political developments from the holiday weekend and the state of the so-called fiscal cliff; your calls on gifts given and received this season; and Times senior staff photographer James Estrin rates your cell phone photo submissions from 2012.
We're beginning today's show by re-airing two interviews with National Book Award winners—first, Katherine Boo on her book Behind the Beautiful Forevers, about life in a Mumbai slum. Then with Louise Erdrich, who talks about her novel, The Round House. And Carol and Joe Reich talk about their education advocacy work and their Brooklyn charter school. And we’ll take a look at the rise in allergies and auto-immune disorders and new ways of treating them.
Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.