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Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) talks about overseas financial regulation, his proposals for new community bank rules, and a bipartisan effort urging the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to “go big.” Plus: Garrick Utley, president of the SUNY Levin Institute, on globalization’s effect on New York State and New York City; CNN’s Mark Whitaker talks about his new memoir; Danny Simmons and Brian Tate of Full Spectrum put the call out for their visual arts competition Curate NYC; and National Book Award finalist Patricia Meyer Spacks on rereading.

Representative Himes on Banking Regulation

U.S. Congressman (D-CT-4) Jim Himes talks about his proposed bill that would loosen restrictions on community banks.

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NY Redistricting Battles

Dick Dadey, executive director of public interest watchdog Citizen's Union, and Angelo Falcón, president and founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy, talk about the redistricting fight heating up in Albany.

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Curate NYC: Year Two

The co-founders of Full Spectrum, Brian Tate and Danny Simmons, talk about their collaboration with the New York City Economic Development Corporation to co-produce Curate NYC, a contest for artists whose winners exhibit their work at locations throughout the city.

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A Long Trip Home: CNN's Mark Whitaker

Mark Whitaker, executive vice president and managing editor of CNN Worldwide and now author of My Long Trip Home: A Family Memoir, talks about his childhood, explores his family history, and discusses how that history shaped his career path to CNN Worldwide.

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Globalization's Effect on NY and NYC

President of the SUNY Levin Institute Garrick Utley examines the impact of globalization on New York and New York City.

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Once Is Not Enough

After retiring from teaching literature, Patricia Meyer Spacks, a National Book Award finalist, reread dozens of novels and reports the results of her experiment in On Rereading.

Is there a book you like to read again and again?  

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