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'Tis the Season to Run for President

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Monday, November 26, 2007

The holiday season is in full swing—and so are the primaries. Time Magazine political analyst Mark Halperin has the latest in political news. Also: what impact will teaching English as a second language have on New York’s workforce? And on the anniversary of the shooting of Sean Bell, what has changed a year later? Finally, what are the holidays all about anyway (besides shopping)?

Guests:

Mark Halperin

'Tis the Season to Run for President

Mark Halperin, editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time Magazine and author of The Way to Win: Taking the White House in 2008, on how candidates fared over the holiday weekend.

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Help Wanted: Getting NY's Workers the Language Skills They Need

Immigrants make up a crucial component of New York's workforce, but the supply of programs to teach English is not keeping up with the demand. Tara Colton, associate research director at Center for an Urban Future, Kevin Smith, Executive Director of Literacy New York, and Martha Lopez-Hanratty, Director, Westchester County ...

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Sean Bell: One Year Later

Errol Louis, columnist for the New York Daily News, and WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly talk about what has changed and what hasn't in the year since the shooting of Sean Bell.

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Open Phones: Holidaze

Is there any "holiday spirit" surrounding Christmas and Thanksgiving, or is it all about shopping?

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