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Thursday, August 09, 2012

New York Times chief national correspondent and WNYC contributor David Sanger discusses the regional consequences of the crisis in Syria. Plus: a conversation about the money laundering allegations at HSBC and Standard Chartered; the Democratic U.S. Senate candidates from Connecticut; how internships have changed over time; why New York City is great for seniors; and your calls on how to best navigate Penn Station.

David Sanger on Syria, Iran and Regional Conflict

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, WNYC contributor and author of Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power, discusses the latest diplomatic efforts around the Syria crisis and where Iran and the rest of the region fit in.

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HSBC and Standard Chartered Behaving Badly

Carrick Mollenkamp, reporter for Reuters, discusses the money laundering scandals at two UK banks.

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Intern Life: Internships Then and Now

New York Times labor reporter Steven Greenhouse continues his series on internships, every Thursday in August. Today's topic: how internships have changed over time.

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Meet the Candidates: Dems for CT Senate

Connecticut Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate Susan Bysiewicz, former Connecticut secretary of state, and Chris Murphy, U.S. Congressman (D-CT-5th), talk about Tuesday's primary election to pick the candidates who will replace Joe Lieberman in the U.S. Senate.

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Surviving Penn Station

Jim O'Grady, WNYC transportation reporter, and Nancy Solomon, managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio, discuss their reporting on the ups and downs of trying to get around Penn Station.

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New York Great for Retirees

NYC made Kiplinger's top 5 list for retiree-livingSandy Block, senior associate editor for Kiplinger's Personal Finance explains why it's great for seniors.

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