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Bare Pantry in Harlem

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Wednesday, July 09, 2008

The nation's most vulnerable are feeling the squeeze as the cost of food continues to rise. Tomorrow, former Senator John Edwards will tour an East Harlem food pantry to survey the effect on New York’s poor. This kicks off his nation-wide initiative to fight hunger where it’s needed most. Plus, Eboo Patel of the Interfaith Youth Core.

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John Edwards and Eboo Patel

John Edwards: Half in Ten

John Edwards, former United States Senator (D-NC) and chairman of the Half in Ten campaign, discusses poverty in America and other pressing issues of the day.

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Debating FISA

As the Senate prepares to vote on new FISA legislation, hear two views on the "compromise" bill. Glenn Greenwald, Salon.com columnist, former constitutional law and civil rights litigator in New York and the author of Great American Hypocrites: Toppling the Big Myths of Republican Politics (Crown, 2008), ...

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The Election and Muslim America

We're joined by Eboo Patel, founder and executive director or the Interfaith Youth Core, who discusses Muslim America and how it will affect the president election.

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Are You Hearing This?

From drum circles to garbage trucks, noise is a fact of life in the city. We're joined by two guests to discuss the issue: Donald Williams, president of the Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association, who fills us in on the latest battle between drummers and condo residents in ...

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The "Kid's-Gone" Blues

Summer camp should bring a much needed respite from youngsters. But New York Sun columnist Lenore Skenazy says, while the kids are away at camp, it's parents who are feeling homesick. She explains why the pitter-patter of little feet is sorely missed on these hot summer days.

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Eboo Patel



Eboo Patel

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Eboo Patel, founder and executive director or the Interfaith Youth Core, joined us to discuss Muslim America and how it will affect the president election.

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John Edwards



John Edwards

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John Edwards, former United States Senator (D-NC) and chairman of the Half in Ten campaign, was on the Brian Lehrer Show on Wednesday to discuss ...

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John Edwards with Nuala McGovern



John Edwards with Nuala McGovern

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Former Senator John Edwards with Nuala McGovern, Executive Producer of the Brian Lehrer Show.

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