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Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Crain’s New York Business editor Greg David and Brian interview Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg – and there’s so much to talk to him about: from leaving the Republican Party and the congestion pricing deadline to more changes for the public schools. Plus, Randall Kenan looks at the life of James Baldwin in today’s context, energy legislation in Congress, and listeners weigh in on Bloomberg.

Video: Bloomberg: "I don't think that either national party stands for anything."

Guests:

Brian, Michael R. Bloomberg, Greg David and Randall Kenan

Role Reversal

Brian Lehrer, host of The Brian Lehrer Show, discusses his interview with Mayor Bloomberg at this morning's Crain's New York Business event at the Sheraton Hotel with guest host Errol Louis.

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Energy Legislation

Marianne Lavelle, senior writer for US News & World Report, and Edmund Andrews, Washington D.C. correspondent for The New York Times, discuss energy legislation currently in Congress.

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Revisiting Baldwin

Randall Kenan, writer, biographer of James Baldwin, and author of The Fire This Time (Melville House, 2007), looks at the life of Baldwin in the context of today -- where we are with civil rights, religion and impoverished African Americans.

The Fire This Time is available for purchase ...

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Mayor Bloomberg: A Party of One

Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, is interviewed by Brian and Crain's New York Business editor Greg David.

Video: Bloomberg: "I don't think that either national party stands for anything."

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Back in Place

Errol Louis, columnist for The Daily News returns to the guest’s chair to discuss the Mayor's remarks and take listeners' calls.

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Bloomberg: Dems or Repubs Don't Stand for Anything

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Mayor Bloomberg says the national political parties don't stand for anything. He made the comments at a breakfast function sponsored by Crain's NY Business. Bloomberg was ...

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Revisting James Baldwin with Randall Kenan

Randall Kenan, writer and author of a new James Baldwin biography, "The Fire This Time". Kenan poses outside the ...

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