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Monday, November 24, 2008

As the Obama cabinet gets firmed up, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman compares this transition with the last one. Plus, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli gives the grim news released this morning in his annual Wall Street report. And: Dr. Maya Angelou on her latest book.


Maya Angelou, Tom DiNapoli and Thomas Friedman

Question Of The Day: Should We Bail Out Citigroup?

Citigroup stocks are up this morning after the US government agreed to rescue Citigroup. What do you think? Good move?
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The State of the Street

New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli discusses the release of this year's "Wall Street Report."

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Toughest Job in Washington?

Washington Post financial reporter Neil Irwin talks about Obama's pick of Timothy Geithner as Treasury secretary.

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Maya Angelou

Poet-activist Maya Angelou, author of Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008), on the significance of the Obama presidency and more.

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Cars to the Rescue

Frank Braconi, New York City Comptroller's Office chief economist, explains their proposal to use car registration fees to close the M.T.A.'s budget gap.

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Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist and author of Hot, Flat and Crowded, on the Obama transition, the economy, and how everything old is new again.

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Open Phones: Spending or Saving?

Prices may be low these days, but so are bank accounts. What's your strategy: are you spending or are you saving this holiday season? Comment below!

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Turn It Off

John P. Robinson, professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, talks about why happy people don't watch TV.

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