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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Mayor Bloomberg says his legacy will be defined by his education policies. Now he’s introducing more changes to the system. Schools Chancellor Joel Klein outlines the new policies. Plus: The speaker of the City Council, Christine Quinn, talks about new campaign finance laws; is estrogen safe again?; the Supreme Court's final decisions; and Tavis Smiley previews the presidential debate that he’s moderating.

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Joel Klein, Christine Quinn and Tavis Smiley

School's Out

Joel Klein, chancellor for New York City Schools, stops in to review the school year and discuss what's ahead.

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Fixing the Financing

Christine Quinn, speaker of the city council and a representative of District 3 (West Side of Manhattan), looks at the recent city campaign finance reforms and the budget.

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Last Word from the Supreme Court

The final decisions of the year are coming down this morning. Slate's Emily Bazelon explains their significance.

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Hot Flash

JoAnne Manson, M.D., chief of preventive medicine at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital and lead author of a new estrogen study, and Howard Hodis, M.D., professor of medicine and the director of USC's Atherosclerosis Research Unit, discuss the latest findings and recommendations for women and hormone replacement therapy. ...

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Covenant with the Candidates

Tavis Smiley, host of The Tavis Smiley Show, which airs Fridays at 9PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM on AM 820, and editor of The Covenant with Black America, previews the first of two "All-American Presidential Forums on PBS," this one with the Democratic candidates.

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School's OUT, Klein is IN

School's OUT, Klein is IN

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Joel Klein, New York City Schools Chancellor, on The Brian Lehrer Show reviewing the school year and discussing what's ahead. ...


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