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The Ten-Year Nap

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Tuesday, April 01, 2008

In her new novel, Meg Wolitzer tracks the lives of a group of educated New York mothers who opt out of the workforce to raise their children. Also, Councilmember Tony Avella discusses the approval of the congestion pricing bill and the start of his campaign for the 2009 Mayoral race. Plus: urban debate leagues give a voice to inner city youth.

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Tony Avella and Meg Wolitzer

Pricing Passes

Tony Avella, New York City Council Member (D-19th District), discusses the approval of the congestion pricing bill, and his bid for Mayor in 2009.

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Waiting for the Budget

The deadline for the budget has passed. Democrat State Assemblymember Deborah Glick and Republican State Senator Martin Golden talk about its status and the prospects of the congestion pricing plan.

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Web-Only Poll: Internet Tax?

Should New York State extend its sales taxes to Internet purchases made by New Yorkers?
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Up for Debate

Washington Irving High School junior Quionnea Coombs and Guillermina Martino, a senior at the Secondary School of Law in Brooklyn, are joined by Will Baker, Chief Executive Officer, IMPACT Coalition, to talk about the Urban Debate League and this weekend's national competition in Chicago.

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Mothers in the City

Meg Wolitzer, author of The Ten-Year Nap, talks about her new novel, which looks at the lives of four stay-at-home-mothers struggling with their identities, marriages, and sense of purpose.

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Meg Wolitzer will be reading from her new novel on Wednesday, April 2nd at 7:00 PM ...

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Moral Rectitude Index

What do you think of mayor’s moral rectitude index and what would you add to it?
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Meg Wolitzer




Meg Wolitzer

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Meg Wolitzer visited the studios to talk about her new novel, The Ten-Year Nap, on The Brian Lehrer Show, 4/1/2008.

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Urban Debate League




Urban Debate League

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Washington Irving High School junior Quionnea Coombs and Guillermina Martino, a senior at the Secondary School of Law in Brooklyn, are joined ...

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