Bending Over Backwards

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Thursday, March 01, 2012

New York City Comptroller John Liu’s campaign treasurer was arrested and charged with federal corruption. Bob Hennelly, WNYC contributing editor for politics and investigations, discusses Liu’s political future. Plus: MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell discusses presidential politics and foreign affairs; a new series on the complexities of sleep with Time magazine’s Alice Park; and Bronx gymnast and 2012 Olympic hopeful John Orozco.

Andrea Mitchell on Politics

Andrea Mitchell, NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, discusses national politics.

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Deep Sleep: Sleeping Pills

Each Thursday in March, Alice Park, Time Magazine staff writer who covers health and medicine, talks about sleep. Today: a new study about the risks of sleeping pills.

Listeners: What other sleep issues would you like to hear about as part of this series? Tell us your suggestions for future segments on sleep. Comment here!

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Liu Fundraising Arrest

Bob Hennelly, WNYC contributing editor for politics and investigations, talks about the arrest of New York City Comptroller John Liu's campaign treasurer and what this means for Liu's political future.

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Food on the Subway

Annia Ciezadlo, journalist and author of Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War, says efforts to ban subway eating ignore the great global traditions of public eating. Listeners: What was your most recent meal on mass transit?

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Olympic Hopefuls: John Orozco

John Orozco, Bronx gymnast, talks about his efforts to make the US Olympic team in gymnastics.

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