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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

by Kevin Dooley "Each war is different, each war is the same" (Kevin Dooley/flickr)

The Freelancers Union has tracked outstanding payments owed to freelancers as part of their World's Longest Invoice project. Founder and executive director of the Freelancers Union, Sara Horowitz, discusses their attempt to crackdown on deadbeat clients. Plus, call in for Vietnam War veterans; Douglas Brinkley on Walter Cronkite; David Sanger on the latest political and international news; and a conversation about the “new black politician.”

David Sanger on Post-Memorial Day Politics

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of the forthcoming book, Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, discusses the Presidential candidates' speeches yesterday and international politics.

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Open Phones: Vietnam Vets

Yesterday's Memorial Day celebrations also marked the start of a 13-year-long commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Vietnam vets, call us with the lessons you take from the Vietnam War.

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The New Black Politician

In The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-racial America, Emory University associate professor of political science Andra Gillespie uses Newark as a case study to explain the breakdown of racial unity in black politics.

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Cronkite by Brinkley

Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Rice University and author of Cronkite, talks about his biography of the news anchor called "the most trusted man in America."

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Freelancers Collect

Sara Horowitz, founder and executive director of the Freelancers Union, talks about the proposed Freelancer Payment Protection ActFreelancers: do you have deadbeat clients? Call (212) 433-WNYC (9692) or comment here.

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