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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney sits down with Univision's Jorge Ramos for a 'Meet the Candidate' forum hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Univision. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/Getty)

Nuns have been criticized by the Vatican for being “too liberal.”  Father James Martin, a Jesuit priest, and Sister Mary Johnson of Emmanuel College, discuss the roles of nuns today and respond to the criticism of their work. Plus: Jorge Ramos of Univision talks about political news; Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, discusses a new study on the effectiveness of public polls; and the Queens County Farm Museum is the next stop on the tour of tiny museums.

Chen Guangcheng Arrives at NYU

Jerome Cohen, China law expert and professor at New York University School of Law, talks about Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who just arrived to start legal studies at NYU Law school after his dramatic stand-off in Beijing.

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Nuns Now

Jesuit priest James Martin, a culture editor of America Magazine and author of Between Heaven and Mirth: Why Joy, Humor, and Laughter Are at the Heart of the Spiritual Life, and Sister Mary Johnson, of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and professor of sociology and religious studies at Emmanuel College, discuss Vatican criticism of American nuns and their focus on poverty and economic justice.

 

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Jorge Ramos: Al Punto

Jorge Ramos, anchor for Noticiero Univision and host of "Al Punto" ("To The Point"), which airs on Sunday mornings on Univision, talks about current political news as well as immigration and Univision's role in this presidential election year.

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Pew Polls Polling

Fewer people are answering surveys today than in the past. Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, discusses a new Pew study on the effectiveness of public polls.

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Tiny Museums: Queens County Farm Museum

Amy Boncardo, executive director of The Queens County Farm Museum, talks about the museum's vineyards, dairy and agriculture programs and what visitors can learn on the 47-acre site.

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