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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Former NY Governor Eliot Spitzer talks about the government’s regulatory role in the marketplace. Plus: financial guru Eddie Brown shares his personal investing and life strategies; Nobel Prize winner Peter Diamond on withdrawing his nomination for the Fed board; and children’s author Adam Mansbach on his new book bridging bedtime with expletives.

New Hampshire Debate Recap

Reihan Salam, columnist for The Daily and blogger for National Review Online, discusses what we learned in the first Republican debate last night.

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Spitzer on Government and the Market

What role does good regulatory policy play in the markets? Eliot Spitzer, former Governor and Attorney General of New York and cohost of "In the Arena" on CNN, discusses his new book, Government's Place in the Market.

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Eddie Brown: Beating the Odds

Eddie Brown, founder and president of Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management and author of Beating the Odds: Eddie Brown's Investing and Life Strategiestells his story of overcoming obstacles and making it big.

Event: Eddie Brown will be at Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe, 2319 Frederick Douglass Blvd. at 125th Street, on Tuesday, June 14th, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

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When a Nobel Prize Isn't Enough

2010 Nobel Prize-winning professor of economics at M.I.T. Peter Diamond discusses his recent decision to withdraw his nomination for the Federal Reserve Board and the state of the stalled presidential nominations. 

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NYPD Tort Cases

Bob Hennelly, WNYC senior reporter, discusses his reporting on lawsuit settlements by the New York Police Department, which last year paid $136 million in settlements.

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Go The F**k to Sleep

Parenting isn't always sweetness and light. Writer Adam Mansbach talks about his popular new book, Go the F**k to Sleep, described by David Byrne as "a children's book for grown-ups." 

EVENT: Launch party tonight at New York Public Library.  Tickets available here.  Adam Mansbach and illustrator Ricardo Cortés are joined by Judah Friedlander and the voice of Werner Herzog.

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