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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Frank Abagnale got his fame from being a total fraud. Leonardo di Caprio portrayed him in the hit film Catch Me if You Can. He joins us to discuss ShredFest NYC and the importance of shredding unwanted documents. Plus: John Soloman is back to talk about emergency preparedness; and an inside look at Teach for America.

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Frank Abagnale

It Takes a Thief

Former con artist Frank Abagnale says that the best way to avoid identity theft is to cover your tracks-- or better yet, shred them. Today, he helps kick off ShredFest NYC, an event dedicated to kicking unwanted personal documents to the curb, confetti-style.

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Are You Ready: Your Questions for John Soloman

John Soloman at WNYC Preparedness guru John Soloman has been our guest for the month of April. We open the phones and the comments page to get your questions for John.

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Relentless Pursuit

Each year, a new crop of college graduates signs up with Teach For America, dedicating their efforts to serving some of the nation's neediest schools. Within five years, however, more than half of them are no longer teaching. In her new book, Relentless Pursuit, Donna Foote ...

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Sean Bell Verdict: What Do You Think?

A verdict is expected tomorrow in the Sean Bell police trial. Michael Wilson, covering the trial for the New York Times, joins us as we open the phones.

What do you expect the ruling to be? Comment below.

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