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Monday, October 22, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney prepares to deliver a foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute on October 8, 2012 in Lexington, Virginia. (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

David Sanger of the New York Times looks ahead to tonight’s final presidential debate, which centers on foreign policy. Plus: New York Times columnist Gail Collins discusses the “War on Women” for 30 Issues in 30 Days; Planet Money imagines a candidate whose economic policies please both parties; and a fall movie preview with Slate’s Dana Stevens.

Tonight's Foreign Policy Debate

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, explains what to look for in tonight's final presidential debate, which centers on foreign affairs.

 

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Planet Money's Perfect Presidential Candidate

Robert Smith, reporter for NPR's Planet Money, discusses the Planet Money project to design a presidential candidate who embraces economic policies both the right and the left can agree on.

 

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30 Issues: War on Women?

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. >Today: The role of women as an "interest group" in the election. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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New Season: Movies

Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, now airing on WNYC, shares what movies she's looking forward to this fall.

→ What films are you anticipating, or would recommend? Play movie critic here!

 

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