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Monday, March 05, 2012

Super Tuesday is tomorrow. ABC senior White House correspondent, Jake Tapper, and statehouse news reporter for Ohio Public Media, Jo Ingles, previews tomorrow’s primary elections. Plus: David Eisenhower, director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses foreign policy and civic engagement; the authors of a new book called The Emotional Life of Your Brain; and another Olympic hopeful.

Politics from Washington to Ohio

Jake Tapper, ABC senior White House correspondent, and Jo Ingles, statehouse news reporter for Ohio Public Radio and TV, dig deeper into the GOP race in Ohio ahead of Tuesday's primary in the state.

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David Eisenhower on the Military-Industrial Complex

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, David Eisenhower, director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, discussed his afterword to The United States Constitution: What It Says, What It Means: A Hip Pocket Guide and his grandfather's famous "military-industrial complex" speech.

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Emotions and the Brain

Sharon Begley, science journalist at Reuters and Richard J. Davidson, professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who co-wrote The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them, talk about their discoveries about emotions and the brain and the implications for treatment.

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Olympic Hopefuls: Nzingha Prescod

Nzingha Prescod, 2011 fencing junior world champion and Columbia University sophomore, discusses her Olympics aspirations.

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