An Evolving Situation

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

President Obama endorses gay marriage. We’ll take your calls. Plus: a new weekly series on advice for people in their 20’s with psychologist Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now; the Guantanamo trial of KSM, commissioner of the NYC Office of Media and Entertainment, Katherine Oliver, on the state of the city’s film industry; and whether being 1/32nd Cherokee should count.

Open Phones: Obama Evolves on Gay Marriage

President Obama has endorsed gay marriage.  Call in with your reactions.

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Film & Television Boom

Commissioner Katherine Oliver, of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, discusses a new study showing the entertainment industry's spending in the city has grown 70% in the last decade.

Listeners: What's filming in your neighborhood? Or do you work on film or TV crews here in New York? Where have you been filming? Comment here.

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Your 20s: My Life Should Look Better on Facebook

Each week in May, Meg Jay, clinical psychologist, assistant clinical professor at the University of Virginia, and author of The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter--And How to Make the Most of Them Now, looks at different aspects of life in your twenties. This week: why twentysomethings think their peers are doing better than they really are.

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KSM Terror Trial

Karen Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law School, discusses the start of the Guantanamo terror trial and the revelation that a top Al-Qaeda operative was a CIA double-agent.

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President Obama Supports Gay Marriage

Michael Lavers, national news editor for the EDGE Media Network and Manchester, New Hampshire native talks about the President's views on gay marriage and takes your calls.

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Open Phones: What "Part" Are You?

Elizabeth Warren is under fire for claiming her 1/32 Cherokee heritage. Our phone lines are open to hear about how you consider your heritage. What part of your ancestry do you claim, and how has it affected your identity? Do you check that box on application forms?

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