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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange holds a copy of today's Guardian newspaper

Ben Zimmer, the "On Language" columnist for the New York Times Magazine, dissects the language President Obama used during his State of the Union speech. Plus: John Burns of the New York Times discusses the paper's relationship with Julian Assange, the man behind WikiLeaks; how to teach religious tolerance; and the Money U series takes on savings.