Space Wars

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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

It’s a storyline that might make you think its 1987 instead of 2007. New satellite weapon technology is changing how we look at Space… and could trigger an expensive international arms race. Also, City Council speaker Christine Quinn on her state of the city, and a look at how Barack Obama’s campaign might mirror Deval Patrick’s run in Massachusetts.

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Space Wars

Theresa Hitchens, director of the Center for Defense Information, discusses the spy satellite shoot-down and puts it in the context of space weaponization.

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Down the YouTube

Pakistani authorities accidentally shut down YouTube worldwide for several hours on Sunday while trying to block internal access to the video-sharing site. The Wall Street Journal's Jane Spencer wrote about the shut-down in today's paper.

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Manhattan Borough Cookbook

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is the editor of The Go Green East Harlem Cookbook (Jones Books; Bilingual edition, 2008). He’s joined by the owner of East Harlem’s Creole Restaurant and Music Supper Club, Kevin Walters, who contributes a recipe ...

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Speak to the Speaker

Christine Quinn, New York City Council Speaker, talks about her State of the City address and takes calls about city issues.

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Give Hope a second chance?

Fred Thys, a WBUR political reporter, discusses the similarities between Deval Patrick's campaign for Governor of Massachusetts and Barack Obama's campaign for president. The two have used similar messages, policy and rhetoric - what lessons from the first year of the Patrick administration can Obama learn?

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