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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Democratic Congressman from Ohio Dennis Kucinich has been travelling in Washington state and is considering relocating there to run for office. Hear why. Plus: Nate Silver who writes the FiveThirtyEight politics blog at the New York Times discusses yesterday's special election in New York's 26th Congressional District; Gever Tulley, founder of the Tinkering School, and author of Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do), makes the case for exposing your kids to danger; and Slate film critic Dana Stevens previews the summer movie season.

Nate Silver on NY-26

Nate Silver, blogger for The New York Times' Five Thirty Eight blog, discusses the outcome of yesterday's special election in New York's 26th Congressional district.

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Kucinich: Searching for a Seat

Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Representative (D) for Ohio's 10th Congressional district, and candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2004 and 2008 elections, talks about his congressional future if his district is eliminated in the redistricting process.

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Economics in the Euro-Zone

Marketplace reporter Stephen Beard talks about economics news from Europe, including the euro zone's fiscal crisis and protests in Spain about unemployment, as President Obama speaks in Britain.

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50 Dangerous Things for Kids

Gever Tulley, a self-taught computer scientist, founder of the Tinkering School, and author of 50 Dangerous Things (you should let your children do), talks about his activity book, and how exposing children to risk and danger can actually teach them about safety.

What's the most dangerous thing you let your kids do? What's the most dangerous thing you did as a kid? Let us know!

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Summer Movies with Dana Stevens

Dana Stevens, Slate film critic and co-host of the Culture Gabfest, previews movies being released during the summer season.

What movies are you looking forward to this summer?

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