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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Reihan Salam of National Review Online analyzes last night's GOP debate on foreign policy.  Then: Richard Perez-Peña, education reporter for the New York Times, looks at why Cooper Union may charge tuition for the first time and what that says about the price of higher education.  Plus: stories to serve as conversation starters for your Thanksgiving dinner conversation (including your own); and the Brian Lehrer Show November series on therapy concludes with some pre-Thanksgiving counseling with Dr. Nando Pelusi

GOP Foreign Policy Debate Round-Up

Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for the Takeaway, and Reihan Salam, columnist at The Daily and blogger for National Review Online's The Agenda, discuss last night's GOP debate and go through what the candidates did and didn't say about foreign policy.

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Cooper Union and the Cost of Higher Education

Richard Perez-Peña, education reporter for The New York Times, talks about why the Cooper Union is considering charging tuition for the first time, and what that says about the cost of higher education.

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Thanksgiving Conversation Starters

We run through a few stories that might get the conversation going at your Thanksgiving table. We'll hear from three guests...

  • Tom Moran, columnist for The Star-Ledger, on how some NJ execs avoid taxes.
  • Alice Park, reporter for TIME Magazine, on why anxiety is bad for us...but how it may be good.
  • Stephen Dubner, host of Freakonomics, on the nature of momentum in the NFL.

And then...

Open Phones: Your suggestions for topics you plan to bring up at the dinner table.

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Trending Topics in Psychotherapy: Getting Through Thanksgiving

Licensed clinical psychologist with a private practice in New York City, on the board of advisers of the National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists, and contributing editor to Psychology Today, Dr. Nando Pelusi visits weekly to talk therapy. This week: how to gracefully handle Thanksgiving stress.

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