When to Say No

4 segments
  • Less is More  17 min
  • On the Defensive  32 min
  • Open Phones  18 min
The New York City Council votes this week on a measure to symbolically ban the "N-word." Councilman Leroy Comrie of Queens is sponsoring the measure, which he says is aimed mostly at African-Americans who demean themselves by using it. We'll ask: is a symbolic ban a good idea? Also: how the Rumsfeld legacy lives on at the Pentagon; and coping with life in New York's small apartments.