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Monday, January 30, 2012

Mitchell Silber, director of Intelligence Analysis for the New York Police Department talks about his new book The Al Qaeda Factor: Plots Against the West and what Al Qaeda's tactics mean for counter-terrorism efforts around the world. Plus: ABC senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper talks politics both in and outside the beltway; art critic and the author of WNYC's Gallerina blog, Carolina Miranda, previews this season's best gallery and museum shows.

Setting the Week in Washington and Florida

ABC senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper discusses politics, from inside the beltway to the GOP campaigning in the Sunshine State.

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New York's Redistricting Plan Revealed

Jerry Vattamala, staff attorney for the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, discusses how the redistricting plans released by the legislature create majority Asian-American districts. Suffolk County Assemblyman Phil Ramos talks about the Hispanic community in Long Island, and how redistricting splits up communities there. 

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Is There an Ethical Gadget?

Alex Pasternack, editor of Motherboard, Vice's science and tech site, and a correspondent for Discovery's, follows up on our conversation last week about Apple's labor and manufacturing practices.

How much of an "ethics-premium" would you pay to know that your gadget was manufactured responsibly? 50%, 100%, less or more? Let us know!

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NYPD Intel

Mitchell Silber, director of Intelligence Analysis for the New York Police Department and author of The Al Qaeda Factor: Plots Against the West, looks at the role of Al Qaeda in past U.S. attacks and what that implies for preventing future plots.

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Winter Arts: Museums and Galleries

Carolina Miranda, arts critic and author of WNYC Culture’s Gallerina blog, shares what she's looking forward to this season in area art galleries and museums.

What museum and gallery shows are you recommending?  What are you looking forward to in NYC arts?

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