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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

New York Magazine’s Frank Rich discusses his first piece for the magazine, on how he sees President Obama’s relationship with Wall Street challenging the President’s chances of a second term. Plus: the outstanding issues in Albany (such as sippy cups); a look at the small business lending fund as part of Obama’s stimulus package; the human rights implications of drone strikes; and NPR’s David Folkenflik on how a News Corp.-owned UK tabloid may have hacked into a missing child’s voicemail.  

New York's Frank Rich

New York Magazine columnist Frank Rich discusses his debut column for the magazine after leaving the New York Times as an opinion columnist.

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Casey Anthony: Not Guilty

Legal analyst, sometime guest host for the Brian Lehrer Show, and It's a Free Country blogger Jami Floyd talks about the verdict in the Casey Anthony case, as well as the fair trial-free press debate.

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Did It Work? The Small Business Lending Fund

Roben Farzad, a senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, begins a weekly series this month looking at Obama administration economic stimulus programs. This week: the Small Business Lending Fund.

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Following Up: Criticism of Obama over Drone Attacks

Mary Ellen O'Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at Notre Dame University, discusses major human rights organizations' criticism of the Obama administration's use of drone strikes.

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Tax Caps and Sippy Cups

Glenn Blain, Albany bureau reporter for the New York Daily News, talks about outstanding issues in Albany, including bills requiring warning labels on sippy cups that await Governor Cuomo's signature.

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Hacking and the Media

David Folkenflik, who covers media and arts information for NPR, talks about the allegations against the UK tabloid News of the World, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., that the tabloid hacked into a missing girl's voicemail, giving her parents hope that she was alive.

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