Crisis of Confidence

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Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Ron Suskind is now the author of Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President. He discusses the early days of the Obama presidency and the dynamics of his economic team. Plus: speeches from Mexico, Nigeria and Brazil at the U.N. General Assembly; political developments (including the election of the Republican Congressman Bob Turner) will have an effect on the redistricting battles in New York State; how school reform is playing out in New York City; and the story of a maid’s daughter.