Debate and Switch

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Thursday, September 08, 2011

Last night’s GOP Presidential debate brought the candidates one step closer to 2012. Reihan Salam, blogger for National Review, breaks down the arguments and platforms. Plus: Eric Adams, NY State Senator and former NYPD captain, on the shootings over the weekend in his district and elsewhere in New York City; and the Decade 9/11 series continues with author and journalist Suketu Mehta and Pete Hamill, author of the new novel Tabloid City

GOP Debate Debrief

Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's "The Agenda," discusses last night's Republican debate. 

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Crown Heights: Guns and Crime

NY State Senator Eric Adams (D 20th) talks about the outbreak of gun violence over the weekend and why many are calling for fewer stop-and-frisks.

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Back to School Fashion Issues

Mira Jacob, deputy editor of, takes calls from parents about the fashion items kids want this year and whether parents have a problem with them.

Parents: Tell us what's trending in kids' fashion and if you have a problem with any of the trends. Call 212-433-WNYC or comment here.

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Decade 9/11: Suketu Mehta and Pete Hamill

Suketu Mehta, New Yorker contributer, professor of journalism at NYU, and author of Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found talks with Tabloid City author and former editor-in-chief of the New York Daily News Pete Hamill about how New York and the world have changed since September 11th, 2001. 


EVENT: Suketu Mehta and Pete Hamill along with dozens of other journalists will be taking part in a day-long discussion on the Journalism of 9/11 tomorrow at NYU.   

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To Nix or Not to Nix Netflix

Sam Grobart, personal tech editor for the New York Times, talks about new pricing rates for Netflix streaming and DVD rentals, and takes listener calls on their strategies for media consumption.

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