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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Deficit Reduction Super Committee holds meeting. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Jay Newton-Small of Time Magazine discusses the failure of the supercommittee to reach 2013 budget recommendations and its immediate impact.  Plus: Steven Cook looks at the latest in Egyptian politics; StoryCorps’ Dave Isay talks about listening to our teachers; and Steve Perry offers his take on their unions.

Super Fallout

Jay Newton-Small, congressional correspondent for Time magazine, discusses how the failure to reach 2013 budget recommendations may have an impact right away.

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Tahrir Redux

Steven Cook, the Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about the latest chapter in Egyptian politics and the clashes between demonstrators and the military government.

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StoryCorps: Thank a Teacher

To celebrate StoryCorps' National Day of Listening, founder Dave Isay is gathering stories about great teachers. Isay is the editor of Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps.

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What the "Lone Wolf" Says About FBI/NYPD Relations

The FBI twice refused to get involved in the Jose Pimentel case. Bob Hennelly, WNYC reporter, discusses what this tells us about federal-local police relations.

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Fighting for Education

Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford and author of Push Has Come to Shove: getting Our Kids the Education They Deserve - Even If It Means Picking a Fight, offers his take on education, including support for vouchers and a critique of teachers' unions. 

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Open Phones: Radio Question Roulette

All day we've been asking you questions, now it's time for you to talk to each other. We'll try an on-air chain letter - chatroulette for radio. Call-in with a question - any question - you'd want to ask a stranger on the radio. Once they answer, they get to turn around and ask the next person a question. You don't get to ask unless you've answered first! Call 212.433.WNYC at 11:40 to play - start thinking of your question now!

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