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Tuesday, July 03, 2012

The Young People's Chorus of New York City

A six-month Fortune magazine investigation into the Fast and Furious program found that much of what the public believes about the operation is wrong. Fortune’s Katherine Eban explains what really happened. Then, why would some states opt out of the Medicaid expansion? Plus: an exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York explores activism; Kenneth C. Davis on July 4th history; and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City performs.

The Facts on Fast and Furious

Investigative reporter Katherine Eban discusses her new piece in Fortune, which tries to explain what really happened in the Fast and Furious "gun-walking" program.

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Should States Opt Out of the Medicaid Expansion?

Avik Roy, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, explains why some states would opt out of the Medicaid expansion portion of the Affordable Care Act. Avik writes The Apothecary blog on health care policy for Forbes.

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Activist New York

Sarah Henry, chief curator at the Museum of the City of New York, discusses a new exhibit at the Museum about activism in New York City's history, and launches our new Facebook project.

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4th of July History Lesson... and Quiz!

Just in time for the 4th of July, catch up on your American history with Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About" series, including the anniversary edition of Don't Know Much About History.

Listeners: Call in to put your American-history knowledge to the test in our 4th of July quiz! Call us at 212-433-9692.

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Meet the Young People's Chorus

Francisco Nunez, founder and executive director of the Young People's Chorus, and Gabrielle Nesmith and Solvieg Gold, members of the chorus, discuss their work, their music, and their upcoming trip to China.

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