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Four Weeks After Sandy

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Monday, November 26, 2012

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan describes the federal response to Sandy rebuilding in Monmouth County, New Jersey, on November 16, 2012. (Anna Sale/WNYC)

It's been four weeks since Sandy hit. Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, gives an update on the recovery effort in New Jersey four weeks in. Plus: the latest in national politics and the "fiscal cliff" negotiations with John Heilemann, politics reporter for New York magazine; and Tim Ferriss, author of the new book The 4-Hour Chef.

Post-Thanksgiving, Pre-Cliff Politics

John Heilemann, political reporter for New York Magazine, discusses the latest in the negotiations over the "fiscal cliff" and whether Republicans and Democrats can find enough common ground on tax deduction reform.

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Responding to Morsi

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, talks about the latest moves by Egyptian president Morsi and how the U.S. is responding.

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The Farm Bill Cliff

Philip Brasher, Agriculture and Food Editor at CQ Roll Call, discusses another significant deadline for Congress on December 31st - passing a farm bill that also effects food stamp recipients.

 

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NJ Recovery: Four Weeks Post-Sandy

Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the status of the recovery in New Jersey four weeks after Sandy.

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Four Hours to Learn Anything

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Chef, talks about rapid learning, and how he learned to be a chef in just four hours.

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Holiday Shopping Report

Derek Thompson, a senior editor at The Atlantic who oversees business coverage online, recaps the weekend's holiday shopping and takes your calls on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

 

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