The Path Ahead

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Flooding between Neptune Ave. and Surf Ave. in Coney Island after Hurricane Sandy hit the area. Flooding between Neptune Ave. and Surf Ave. in Coney Island after Hurricane Sandy hit the area. (Stephen Nessen/WNYC)

New York City Housing Authority chairman John Rhea explains what is being done to help residents of public housing who are still living without heat, power or hot water. Plus: ABC News political analyst and former Bush/Cheney campaign strategist Matthew Dowd on post-electoral politics; Jodi Kantor of The New York Times on the President’s second term; and a close look at how design and engineering could provide solutions for rising tides and storm surges in the future.

Post-Election Washington

Matthew Dowd, ABC News political analyst, Bush/Cheney campaign strategist, and National Journal columnist, surveys the post-election political scene, and the fallout from the resignation of CIA director Petraeus.

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After Sandy: NYCHA Chairman Rhea

John Rhea, NYCHA Chairman, talks about recovery efforts for the thousands of public housing units still without hot water, power or heat.

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Our Veterans Today

It's Veterans Day. Tom Tarantino, Deputy Policy Director for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, joins us to explain how we can support veterans and their families, and how coming home has changed.

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Designing a Storm-Proof NYC

F.H "Bud" Griffis, professor of Construction Engineering and Management in the Department of Civil Engineering at the NYU Polytechnic University and Stephen Cassell, principal of Architecture Research Office LLC, and one of the WNYC cityscape architect collaborators, discuss design and engineering ideas to help mitigate storm surge damage.


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Obama II

Jodi Kantor, The New York Times Washington correspondent and the author of The Obamas, looks at what's ahead for the next Obama administration.


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Open Phones: Sandy Recovery Volunteers

The phones are open for anyone who volunteered in the Sandy recovery this weekend. What did you do? What problems or successes did you see?

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