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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

A Brooklyn Job Fair (Spencer Platt/Getty)

E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post is now the author of Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent. Plus: Dana Stevens, Slate’s film critic and co-host of Slate’s Culture Gabfest, previews the upcoming summer movie season and what shouldn’t be missed; we take your calls on your employment status and WNYC’s Charlie Herman talks about New York City’s positive job numbers; and the Tiny Museum series concludes at the Hoboken Historical Museum.

EJ Dionne on What American Capitalism Means

E.J. Dionne, Washington Post columnist, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute and professor at Georgetown University, talks partisan politics, the conversation over Bain Capital, and his new book, Our Divided Political Heart: The Battle for the American Idea in an Age of Discontent.  

EVENT: E.J. Dionne will discuss the book at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) on Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m.

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Summer Movies!

From blockbusters to under-the-radar indies, Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, looks ahead to summer movie season. What movies are you most excited about this summer? Let us know!

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Positive Economic Indicators: Found a Job?

Have you found a new job? Charlie Herman, WNYC business editor, reports that New York City added more jobs in the last four months than it had since the 1950s. Call in or post here with your positive economic indicators.

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Tiny Museums: Hoboken Historical Museum

Robert Foster, executive director, talks about what visitors can learn from the collection in Hoboken, including a new exhibit on the Holland and Lincoln tunnels.

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End of War: Submissions from Guardian US Readers

The Guardian US posed the Brian Lehrer Show End of War question to their readers. Submissions came in from all over the world. Here are some highlights. 

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