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Friday, September 19, 2008

Yesterday, President Bush said he shared American’s concerns about the economy, and had big plans to ensure the country’s fiscal future. New York Times columnist David Leonhardt and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, former chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor discuss the effectiveness of Washington’s prescription. And, your pictures from parking day on our Flickr pool.

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Diana Furchtgott-Roth and David Leonhardt

Evaluating the Response

NY Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-6th), a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, discusses Congress' response to the financial crisis. Then, David Leonhardt, economic columnist for the New York Times, and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, update the latest.

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Reaction

Diane Brady of Business Week reacts to the remarks by President Bush and Secretary of Treasury Henry Paulson.

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Mayoral Control

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum and Jacqueline Wayans, education consultant and commissioner with the Commission on School Governance, talk about mayoral control of schools.

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It's Park(ing) Day

In 50 cities all over the world today people are reclaiming parking spots and creating mini parks in their place. Susan David, director of public affairs for the Trust for Public Land, explains why. Plus, Dave Abraham, Green Committee Chair of the Cobble Hill ...

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Open Phones: Your Memories of Yankees Stadium

The New York Yankees play their final home series at their 85-year old stadium this weekend, and we want to hear from you. Have any stadium stories? What's your favorite memory of the House that Ruth Built? Comment below!

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