Governor's Mention

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Monday, August 18, 2008

After taking over in the wake of scandal, Governor David Paterson has had a busy first five months in office. He reflects on what he’s accomplished and what to expect for the remainder of his term. Plus, political consultant Frank Luntz on the words that will matter the most in the Presidential election.


Frank Luntz and Governor David A. Paterson

Stating the State of the State

New York Governor David A. Paterson talks about his first five months in office and what he expects going forward.

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Words That Work

Frank Luntz, pollster, consultant and author of Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear, talks about the most important words of this year's Presidential election.

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Sick and Detained

Nina Bernstein, New York Times immigration reporter, and Queens Councilman John Liu (D-20, discuss the death of a Queens father who died of cancer while in detention awaiting deportation.

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Pakistan's Future

Christine Fair, Senior Political Scientist with the Rand Corporation, talks about the future of US-Pakistan relations.

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Open Phones: What Did Brian Miss?

Brian's back after two weeks in the mountains, and the old adage about no big news happening in August certainly did not hold up. What stories - big and small - did he miss?

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