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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

In his State of the Union speech, President Bush will reportedly propose a new tax on the best health insurance benefits to help cover the uninsured. Good idea? We’ll have a debate. And, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks about his new book and PBS special on finding Oprah’s roots, and finding your own.

Taxing Health Issues

Dr. Stephanie Woolhandler, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard and co-director of the Harvard Medical School General Internal Medicine Fellowship program
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Dr. David Gratzer, senior fellow, Manhattan Institute and author, The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care (Encounter Books, October 2006)
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Whither Wall Street?

Carrie Johnson, financial reporter at the Washington Post
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Daniel Gross, writes the moneybox column for Slate magazine
- respond to Mayor Bloomberg and Senator Schumer's report calling for changes to regulation on Wall Street

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Roots

Henry Louis Gates jr., professor and chair of African American Studies at Harvard University and series host and executive producer of "African American Lives" on Finding Oprah's Roots (Crown Press 2007)
- oh his documentary and book about Finding Oprah's Roots and about African Americans finding their ...

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Obama Vs. Baby Boomers

Callers react to Barack Obama's comments about what a post-baby boomer political landscape will look like.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.




Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., W.E.B. Du Bois professor of the Humanities and chair of African American Studies at Harvard University and ...

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