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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Pennsylvania has been dubbed the make or break state in the democratic bid for the White House. Was it worth the hype? WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein breaks down Hillary Clinton's win in last night's Keystone State primary with Michael Hagen, associate professor of political science at Temple University, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African-American studies at Princeton. They forecast what the results could mean for the candidates.

Bonus: Tomorrow, John Solomon will be back for one more discussion about emergency preparedness. We're opening the phones and the comments page for any and all questions you may have for him. Click here to post your questions for John in advance!

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Andrea Bernstein, Michael Hagen, Melissa Harris-Perry and John Solomon

Political Wrap-Up

WNYC's political director Andrea Bernstein discusses yesterday's Pennsylvania primary with Michael Hagen Associate Professor of Political Science at Temple University, and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University.

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Open Phones: Student Protest

Today’s the 40th anniversary of the student uprising at Columbia University and we want to hear from anyone who protested at Columbia in the spring of 68…. and any college students today. Is there a generation gap in how you work for change?

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Less Crime: Good for New Yorkers, Bad for the Economy?

Drop in overall crime in New York should make NY residents happy, but it’s got some officials worried—a drop in crime also means fewer inmates in prison. New York Times reporter Jim Dwyer explains how closing several prisons brought up big issues for this years state budget, considering ...

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Building Block

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (D) and New York Sun reporter Peter Kiefer discuss the resignation of Buildings Commissioner Patricia Lancaster in the wake of construction accidents.

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New Yorkers: Bleak Outlook?

A new poll has found that New Yorkers have the bleakest outlook in two years for both their state and the nation as a whole. That said, their outlook for New York is far more rosy than for the US.

Why is that? What do you ...

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Brian Lehrer Guests, Week of 4/21/08

John Soloman, emergency preparedness expert, joins Brian to take listener questions in his last of four visits on 4/24/08.

Donna Foote joins Brian on 4/24/08 to talk about her new book, Relentless Pursuit, in which she spends a ...


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