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Friday, October 19, 2012

Political activist, former presidential candidate, and author Ralph Nader discusses presidential politics and his new book The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future. Plus: WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, Bob Hennelly, discusses Mayor Bloomberg's new Super PAC, as well as the foiled plot to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank; and WNYC host John Schaefer talks about the fall season's new music and Soundcheck's CMJ showcase tonight.

Obama and Romney at Al Smith Dinner

Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate and Political Gabfest Radio panelist, comments on the current state of the presidential campaign, including last night's Al Smith Dinner that brought both candidates to NYC.

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Bomb Plot; Bloomberg Super PAC

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly discusses Mayor Bloomberg's new Super PAC, as well as the foiled plot to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

 

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Ralph Nader's Solutions

Ralph Nader, political activist and author of The Seventeen Solutions: Bold Ideas for Our American Future, talks about his new book and reflects on the current political climate in this election year.

 

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New Season: Music

John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck and New Sounds, previews some music choices for the fall season, including Soundcheck's own CMJ showcase tonight.

Got a new Fall music pick of your own? What shows and albums are you looking forward to? Post your picks here!

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