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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The Brian Lehrer Show is marking the tenth anniversary of September 11th with a series of conversations with a pair of guests from different perspectives.  Today, writer Jonathan Safran Foer joins his brother Franklin Foer, editor-at-large for The New Republic.  Plus, what to do about damaged food and property after the storm and the new president of the Brooklyn Public Library.

Insurance Do's and Don'ts After Irene

Irene has come and gone and left a lot of damage in her wake. Loretta Worters, vice-president of the Insurance Information Institute, talks about what area residents should do—including how to file a claim—if their homes or property were damaged by Tropical Storm Irene.

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Using Food Stamps After a Crisis

Áine Duggan, vice-president of research, policy and education for the Food Bank of New York City, discusses how the Food Bank of New York City can help those who lost food during Tropical Storm Irene.

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The New Brooklyn Public Library President and CEO

Linda E. Johnson, recently named president and CEO of the Brooklyn Public Library, discusses how the fifth largest library in the nation is re-imagining itself in the digital age.

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Decade 9/11 Conversation: Jonathan Safran Foer and Franklin Foer

Part three of our Decade 9/11 series of conversations: Writer Jonathan Safran Foer in conversation with his brother Franklin Foer, editor-at-large for The New Republic.


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Fantasy Football, Really?

Mike Tanier, writer for Football Outsiders, looks at the world of fantasy football and why so many people around you are obsessed—and so many others just don't get it.

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