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Monday, March 28, 2011

Food Network host and Governor Cuomo’s significant other, Sandra Lee, is hosting the World’s Largest Bake Sale to benefit the Food Bank of New York. She’ll discuss her work to support food banks. Plus: Liz Benjamin on the state budget negotiations in Albany; the health risks of producing energy from all the various sources; and advice for people with autism.

The Matter in Albany

Liz Benjamin, host of Capital Tonight and blogger, and Greg David, director of the business and economics program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, talk about the latest with the state budget in Albany.

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Ivory Coast: Africa's Other Civil War

With world attention focused on North Africa,  the UN says almost one million Ivorians are fleeing their capital. Elizabeth Dickinson, assistant managing editor and blogger at Foreign Policy magazine and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, West Africa correspondent for NPR, discuss the escalation of post-election violence.

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Sandra Lee: World's Largest Bake Sale

Sandra LeeFood Network host, author, and editor in chief of Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade magazine and Governor Cuomo's girlfriend, is hosting the World's Largest Bake Sale to benefit the Food Bank of New York.

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Health Risks of Producing Energy

David Biello, associate editor of Scientific American, talks about the health risks associated with oil, coal, nuclear, natural gas and other sources of energy.

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Remembering Geraldine Ferraro

It's A Free Country blogger Jami Floyd and listeners talk about the impact of Geraldine Ferraro, former member of Congress from Queens and the first woman on a major party presidential ticket.

Read Jami Floyd's post "On Geraldine's Shoulders" and Share your story here.


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Asperger Advice

John Elder Robison, author of the memoir Look Me in the Eye and Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachersoffers guidance for those, like himself, on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum.

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