Can I Get a Witness?

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

In December Matthew LaClair, a student and Kearney High School, and his father Paul, came on the show to talk about Matthew's history teacher's prostelytizing during class. They share the outcome of their suit against the school district. Also: the return of the Equal Rights Amendment; Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright; energy-saving tips; and the next in our series of Anything But the Car: the ferry.

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Matthew LaClair and Lawrence Wright

The ERA By Any Other Name

Representative Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY 14) talks about her reintroduction of the Equal Rights Amendment, renamed the Women's Equality Amendment, and other issues.

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The Wright Stuff

Lawrence Wright, staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, discusses his Pulitzer Prize and his one-man play “My Trip to Al Qaeda.”

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Can I Get a Witness?

Paul LaClair, lawyer and father of Matthew LaClair, a student at Kearny High School who taped his history teacher proselytizing in class, return to discuss the settlement they reached with their school district.

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Energy Stars

Temperatures are on the rise, as are electricity bills. How can you save on your electric bill? Celia Lehrman, deputy editor of home products for Consumer Reports, and Nathanael Greene, senior energy policy specialist for the Natural Resources Defense Council, field listener calls.

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Anything But the Car: The Tale of the Ferry

Carter Craft, director of programming and policy at the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, discusses the benefit of commuting by ferry.


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