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Family Members, Lost and Found

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A call-in for listeners who have been reunited - by design or by surprise - with a long lost family member.
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Pondering Seatbelts After Amtrak Crash

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Last week's train derailment has reignited an old debate over putting mandatory seat belts in buses and trains.
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Robert Gates on What We Should Be Asking the Candidates

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The former secretary of defense talks about his experience with Presidents Bush and Obama, and what voters need to hear from the presidential candidates about the Iraq War.
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Now Open: Post-Ellis at Ellis Island

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The new post-Ellis Island wing, “The Journey: New Eras of Immigration,” focuses on immigration from 1954 to present times.
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Robert Gates; Surprise Reunions; Late Night Joke-Writing

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; a veteran late-night joke writer; reuniting with long-lost family members; an exhibition on immigration at Ellis Island.
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The Highlights, and Lowlights, of the Early Campaigns

Monday, May 18, 2015

With eight months remaining before the first caucus, both Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio have tripped up over questions about the start of the Iraq War. Who is the GOP banking on now?
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Making the Case for Maturity

Monday, May 18, 2015

Susan Neiman, a moral philosopher, essayist and author tries to find the upside of leaving adolescence behind.
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Mad Men Finale: Matt Weiner Hates Hippies

Monday, May 18, 2015

Spoiler Alert: this segment, along with the rest of the Internet, is awash with details about last night's Mad Men finale. But do listen for a delightful romp through how it all ended.
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Were You a Grown-Up in the Mad Men Era?

Monday, May 18, 2015

Were you a real life Don, Peggy or Joan? 
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Gail Collins; 'Mad Men' Ends; Growing Up

Monday, May 18, 2015

New York Times columnist Gail Collins talks about the 2016 campaign's highlights (and lowlights) so far; a recap and goodbye to "Mad Men"; and the upside of growing up.
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Now Open: 52 Community Gardens

Monday, May 18, 2015

It takes community dedication to open a community garden.
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Why Does Your Manicure Cost $10.50?

Friday, May 15, 2015

Local nail salons are defying service industry standards by keeping their prices fixed, and as a consequence, paying their workers much less than a market wage.
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Saving Lincoln Center

Friday, May 15, 2015

Reynold Levy -- the former president of Lincoln Center -- shares his story of leading Lincoln Center back to fiscal and creative health and how this can instruct others.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Nail Salons, Ethan Hawke & American Art

Friday, May 15, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Investigating Nail Salons (First) | Ethan Hawke's Drone Movie (Starts at 13:38) | American Art (Starts at 29:56)
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The Right - and Wrong - Way to Talk about Poverty

Friday, May 15, 2015

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates says President Obama's 'fleeting references to past injustice will not do.'
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Economics of Nails; Ta-Nehisi Coates; Finding Fulfilling Work

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates; advice on how to find fulfilling work; saving Lincoln Center; the economics of nail salons; & beloved grocery chain Wegman's is coming to Brooklyn.
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Never Having to Say, "It's Just a Job"

Friday, May 15, 2015

How to find fulfillment -- and a paycheck.
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Now Open: Wegmans in Brooklyn and Whole Foods for Millennials

Friday, May 15, 2015

Beloved Wegmans grocery store announces plans to open shop in Brooklyn. Whole Foods to open a cheaper line of stores to appeal to "millennial" shoppers. 
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This American Art World

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As this week marks the first ever billion dollar week in art sales, how is the new Whitney meeting Michelle Obama's mandate to democratize art in America?
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When is Deadly Force the Only Option?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

After police shot a hammer-wielding man on a busy Midtown street yesterday, a criminal justice professor (and former NYPD officer) discusses police tactics in situations like that.
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