Guantanamo Trial; Bus Strike; Koch; Career Change

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WNYC reporter Brigid Bergin is reporting from the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility this week. She’ll check in live from the scene. Plus: Larry Hanley, International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union, discusses the NYC school bus strike and the state of the negotiations; the state of the art of window washing in New York; a new documentary about Mayor Ed Koch; and advice on how performers and other creative types should approach mid-career changes.

KSM Guantanamo Trial Latest

WNYC's Brigid Bergin and Arun Rath, reporter for "Frontline" and PRI's "The World", check in from Guantanamo with the latest developments of the terror hearings and the state of the detention program in general.

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John Catsimatidis on Running for Mayor

John Catsimatidis, CEO of Gristedes Foods, talks about his now-official run for the Republican nomination for NYC Mayor.

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They Do Windows

New Yorker contributor Adam Higginbotham talked with some of Manhattan's window washers about the state of the art technology used to clean skyscrapers for his article in this week's issue.

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Ed Koch's Legacy

Neil Barsky, filmmaker, talks with Brian Lehrer about his new documentary on former NYC Mayor Ed Koch.

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School Bus Strike Impasse

Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, discusses the state of the school bus strike negotiations--and the union's position.

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Career Change Advice for Performers

Ciara Pressler, founder of Pressler Collaborative, and author of the new book Exit Stage Right: The Career Change Handbook for Performers, discusses her advice for how performers and other creatives should take on mid-career changes.

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