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Garner Case Settlement; White People Talk About Race; The Dark Art of Speechwriting

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

NYC reaches a settlement with Eric Garner's family; a historic deal with Iran; white people talk about race; the art of speechwriting; the scrutiny of Serena Williams' physique.
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The Decline of Our Mental Facilities

Monday, July 13, 2015

The very funny New Yorker writer Patricia Marx joins us for a romp through her new book about aging, Let's Be Less Stupid: An Attempt to Maintain My Mental Faculties. 
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How Cuomo's Special Prosecutor Will Handle Shootings by Police

Monday, July 13, 2015

A discussion of the governor's appointment of the Attorney General to handle police shootings.
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A Hard Look at This New Atticus Finch

Monday, July 13, 2015

Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" finds Atticus Finch, the once-heralded civil rights idealist, as an elderly bigot. What does this have to do with Watchman's odd, drawn-out publication?
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How China Tackles Web Addiction

Monday, July 13, 2015

Filmmakers Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia show how China is confronting excessive internet use at a military-style rehab facility among gamers who find reality "too fake."
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Monday Morning Politics: 2016 Contenders

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jamelle Bouie, Slate staff writer covering politics and race, discusses the 2016 campaign news of the week.
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Harper Lee's Old/New Novel; Laughing At/With Aging; China's Techies/Addicts

Monday, July 13, 2015

Monday morning presidential politics roundup; Harper Lee's new novel; staying sharp while aging; China confronts internet addiction disorder.
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: President Carter, Inmate-Officer Relationships, Caitlin Moran

Friday, July 10, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: President Jimmy Carter (First) | Inmate-Officer Relationships (Starts at 42:36) | Caitlin Moran (Starts at 1:08:42)
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#RadioTalksRace: A National Dialogue on Race, Justice, and Policing

Friday, July 10, 2015

Listen to a wide-ranging discussion about the state - and future - of race and community policing, featuring callers from NYC, Baltimore, and St. Louis.
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Asking 'Do I Sound Gay?'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The documentary "Do I Sound Gay?" explores the question of a "gay voice," through interviews with Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Don Lemon, Dan Savage, David Sedaris and George Takei.
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Ticker-Tape 101

Thursday, July 09, 2015

As preparations for the parade for the U.S. Women's Soccer Team is underway, The New York Times' Sam Roberts offers historical context + explains exactly what "ticker-tape" is.
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Radio Talks Race: How Do We Speak To Each Other?

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Have YOU ever participated in a formal or informal inter-group dialogue and did it change you?
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Technological Difficulties

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Bloomberg's Michael Regan talks about the breakdowns with computer systems that grounded United's planes and halted trading on the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday morning.
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NYC Sets Bail at $0 for Non-Violent Suspects

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Elizabeth Glazer discusses the de Blasio administration's initiative to supervise non-violent defendants in their communities instead of detaining them in jail while they await trial.
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Technological Difficulties; Bail Reform; Ticker Tape 101; 'Do I Sound Gay?'

Thursday, July 09, 2015

United Airlines' + NYSE's technological breakdowns; NYC bail reform; ticker-tape 101; calls on last night's race + justice special; + a documentary explores the stereotypical gay voice.
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Hillary Clinton Talks Immigration, Emails and More

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

POLITICO's Annie Karni talks about Hillary Clinton's first television interview on CNN, which covered her policy positions on everything from immigration to...a woman on the $10 bill.
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Teaching Race and Justice

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Beth Fertig talks about the tough conversations on race and justice that middle school teachers have had to manage in the year since Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
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Part Memoir, Part Novel, a Teenage Girl's Coming-of-Age

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

London Times columnist and author Caitlin Moran offers her humorous take on growing up female, with a serious eye on issues like slut-shaming.
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South Carolina Legislators Debate Removing Confederate Flag

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The debate in South Carolina's legislature to remove the Confederate flag from the state house grounds is ongoing.
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Prisoners of Lust: Inmate-Officer Relationships

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

A look at the fairly common -- but problematic -- sexual relationships between female prison officers and inmates.
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