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Charges, Counter-Charges and Dropped Charges

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Monday, February 25, 2008

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes returns. Last spring he defended the highly criticized arrests of kids who were on their way to a wake in Bushwick, although now many of the charges have been dropped. Also: the New York Philharmonic says its decision to perform in Pyongyang is a gesture of peace. We want Korean-Americans to call-in --- and give their opinion; plus the latest on the presidential campaigns and the PATH Train at 100.

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New York Philharmonic Across the Axis of Evil

Korean American listeners and Charles Armstrong, associate professor of history and director of the Center for Korean Research at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), weigh in on the Philharmonic's trip to North Korea. John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck, calls in from Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, ...

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Charges, Counter-Charges and Dropped Charges

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes returns, accompanied by Deanna Rodriguez, chief of the Brooklyn Gang Bureau, to respond to Bob Herbert's column about the teenagers arrested in Bushwick on May 21st, 2007, talk about gang activity in Brooklyn, and explain their COMAlert program for prisoner re-entry.

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Leaving... On a PATH Train

Today is the 100th anniversary of the PATH Train. Richard Kelly was the president and general manger of PATH and the director of interstate commerce for the Port Authority until 1995. He talks about its history and fields phone calls comparing the PATH to the New York City subways.

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