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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

30 Issues in 30 Days continues with an examination of “American Exceptionalism” – is it unilateralism by another name? Madeleine Albright and Robert Kagan tell us what the rest of the world should expect from an Obama or a McCain administration. Plus, sustainable jobs and sustainable tourism.

Submit your mini-essays for Wednesday's visit from This I Believe's Jay Allison. Yours could be read on the air!

This Friday's Wiki-produced 30 Issues in 30 Days segment is on Arts and Culture Funding.

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Madeleine Albright and Robert Kagan

30 Issues: American Exceptionalism

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Joe the Recycler

Van Jones, founder and president of Green for All, co-founder of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and the author of The Green Collar Economy talks about green collar jobs and how they can not only save the planet, but our economy.

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Travel Lightly

Martha Honey, co-director of the Center on Ecotourism and Sustainable Development, talks about her book Ecotourism and Sustainable Development: Who Owns Paradise? (paperback)and whether tourism can be environmentally and economically beneficial to undeveloped areas.

Full Disclosure: the author is a parent of ...

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Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson



Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson

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Alex Blumberg, a producer at This American Life, and NPR correspondent Adam Davidson, talk about recent economic events.

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra

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Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), whose district includes Hofstra University, stops by to discuss her work on college affordability and her ...

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra

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Lisa gets a question from a student.

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The guests



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The guests

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Michael Dannenberg, Senior Fellow in Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation and editor of their Higher ...

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The students



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The students

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Brian talks with students in the room
about the pressures they feel as they look towards graduation.

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The guests



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The guests

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On the right: Lawrence Levy, Executive Director of the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra and a ...

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Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The stage



Brian Lehrer Live at Hofstra: The stage

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Sidhartha Nathan is a member of debate club on campus, a founder of POISE free-speech society, and is ...

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