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Friday, October 19, 2007

Public Space Guru Fred Kent works to revitalize shared urban spaces. He’s spent the week reviewing listeners' favorite and least favorite places in the City and returns with his assessments. Plus, a conversation with NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly.

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Guests:

Ray Kelly and Fred Kent

The Commish

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly looks at the city's counter-terrorism measures and reflects on his career, 15 years after his first appointment as Commissioner under Mayor Dinkins.
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Striking a Deal

Randi Weingarten, president of the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and chair of the Municipal Labor Committee talks about the deal that was made between the UFT and the City concerning school wide bonuses and teacher retirement.

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The Space Between Us: Part 2

Fred Kent, founder and president of the Project for Public Spaces, assesses listeners' favorite and least favorite public spaces in the city.

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Boing Boing: Television Launch

Xeni Jardin, co-editor of the blog BoingBoing, looks at how television changes when it's on the internet, and the new TV phase for Boing Boing.

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