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Friday, September 30, 2011

Recent U.S. Census numbers show that New York City has a high percentage of unmarried women. D'Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center, analyzes the numbers and takes calls from unmarried women about what it all might reveal about gender and the role of marriage. Plus: what to expect from the next U.S. Supreme Court session; and a look back at the great newspaper columns and columnists with NY1’s Errol Louis, Newsweek and the Daily Beast’s John Avlon, and The Daily and The New York Posts Jesse Angelo.

Supreme Court Preview

Amy Howe, editor of SCOTUSblog and partner at Goldstein & Russell, a law firm specializing in Supreme Court litigation, looks ahead to the "first Monday in October" when the Supreme Court's new term begins.

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Anwar al-Awlaki Killed

Dina Temple-Raston, who covers counterterrorism and national security for NPR, discusses today's news that Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed.

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The Un-Marrying Kind

Senior writer at the Pew Research Center, D'Vera Cohn, talks about the census numbers that show New York City as having a high percentage of unmarried women, and what it says about changing gender and marriage roles.

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America's Greatest Newspaper Columns

Errol Louis, host of "Inside City Hall" on NY1, John Avlon, senior political columnist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and Jesse Angelo, editor-in-chief of The Daily and executive editor of the New York Post, all co-editors of Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, discuss the influence of the newspaper column on America's culture and history.

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Following Up: New York's Public School Buildings

Jean Arrington, who has been researching New York City public school buildings from the turn of the century and who gives walking tours of school architecture, talks about the legacy of Charles B.J. Snyder, a public school superintendent who designed roughly 400 school buildings, 270 of which are still in use.

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