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Tiny Museums: Queens County Farm Museum

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Amy Boncardo, executive director of The Queens County Farm Museum, talks about the museum's vineyards, dairy and agriculture programs and what visitors can learn on the 47-acre site.

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Chen Guangcheng Arrives at NYU

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Jerome Cohen, China law expert and professor at New York University School of Law, talks about Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who just arrived to start legal studies at NYU Law school after his dramatic stand-off in Beijing.

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To The Point

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Nuns have been criticized by the Vatican for being “too liberal.”  Father James Martin, a Jesuit priest, and Sister Mary Johnson of Emmanuel College, discuss the roles of nuns today and respond to the criticism of their work. Plus: Jorge Ramos of Univision talks about political news; Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, discusses a new study on the effectiveness of public polls; and the Queens County Farm Museum is the next stop on the tour of tiny museums.

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Can You Learn To Be A Man?

Monday, May 21, 2012

Time columnist Joel Stein talks about trying to make himself into father -- and manly man -- material after learning he was having a son in his new book, Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity.

Fathers, can you teach masculinity to your son? Have you struggled with how to raise a "man"? Let us know!

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National Politics Roundup

Monday, May 21, 2012

USA Today Washington bureau chief Susan Page talks about what the new USA Today/Gallup poll says about the presidential campaign and other national politics.

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Public Opinion and the Court

Monday, May 21, 2012

Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick talks about what part public opinion should play in evaluating constitutional issues.

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Eric Schneiderman Takes on Citizens United

Monday, May 21, 2012

Eric Schneiderman, New York State attorney general discusses his support of a Montana effort to curb the effect of the Citizens United ruling on campaign finance spending. Plus, mortgage fraud, stop and frisk, and Skechers.

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Tiny Museums: The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Monday, May 21, 2012

Executive director Ellen Bruzelius talks about the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx, which includes gardens and a historic 19th century mansion.

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In The Court of Public Opinion

Monday, May 21, 2012

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is also co-chair of the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group. He checks in on the group’s progress and other issues on his desk. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on political headlines; Dahlia Lithwick from Slate talks about what role – if any – public opinion should have in evaluating constitutional issues; Time’s Joel Stein reflects on fatherhood; and the series on lesser-known museums continues with the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx.

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Tiny Museums: The Noguchi Museum

Friday, May 18, 2012

Jenny Dixon, director of The Noguchi Museum, discusses the museum, founded and designed by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi.

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End of War: Michelle Bachelet on Women and War

Friday, May 18, 2012

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, the first Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, discusses the role of women and war--and whether having more women in power would lessen conflicts around the world. This is part of the ongoing series called End of War where we're asking: Is war inevitable?

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Tumblr Founder David Karp

Friday, May 18, 2012

The founder and CEO of Tumblr, David Karp, discusses the successful micro-blogging site, Tumblr's efforts to launch the editorial project "Storyboard," and other tech news.

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JP Morgan and the FBI Investigation

Friday, May 18, 2012

Heidi Moore, New York bureau chief and Wall Street correspondent for Marketplace, discusses the latest developments in the JP Morgan story and the FBI's investigation into the matter.

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The War Within

Friday, May 18, 2012

Heidi Moore of Marketplace talks about the FBI investigation into the $3 billion loss at JP Morgan Chase, and what about the hedge warrants the probe. Then, the founder and CEO of Tumblr discusses what the successful microblogging website tells us about how we use the internet; Michelle Bachelet, executive director of UN Women and the former Chilean president, reflects on the role women have in war and peace; and the “tiny museums” pledge drive series continues with the Noguchi Museum.

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Tiny Museums: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Meg Ventrudo, executive director of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, discusses the museum's Tibetan and Himalayan art collection located in Staten Island.

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Watch: Arlie Hochschild on Whether War is Inevitable

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Professor emerita of sociology at UC Berkeley, Arlie Hochschild, recently visited the WNYC studios to discuss her new book, The Outsourced Self: Intimate Life in Market Times. While she was here, she answered the question at the center of the End of War series: Is war inevitable?

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Your 20s: The Changing Brain

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Each week in May, Meg Jay, clinical psychologist, assistant clinical professor at the University of Virginia, and author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now, looks at different aspects of life in your twenties.

This Week: how your brain changes throughout your 20s- and how that affects your choices.

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Stop-and-Frisk Class Action

Thursday, May 17, 2012

A judge gave the go-ahead to a class action suit against the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy. WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang talks about the suit and its potential impact.

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Chris Hayes on Romney vs. Obama

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Christopher Hayes, editor-at-large of The Nation and host of "Up w/ Chris Hayes on MSNBC," discusses the latest in politics, from the re-surfacing debt ceiling debate to the return of Jeremiah Wright as campaign issue, and the announcement that Americans Elect can't find a candidate.

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Public Art Pitches

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The director and chief curator of the Public Art Fund, Nicholas Baume, talks about what makes for great public art and the fund's current projects as listeners share their ideas, realistic and not-so-much.

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