In Peril

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

CNN's Anderson Cooper and the Oprah Show correspondent and National Geographic host Lisa Ling report back from their investigation about environmental conflict around the globe for the CNN series Planet in Peril. Plus, Chicago Tribune columnist, Clarence Page, on the indicted Illinois governor; and the newest thing in real-estate these days: rent-to-own.


Anderson Cooper, Lisa Ling and Clarence Page

Illinois Governor Blagojevich Indicted

Clarence Page, syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune, Newsday and other national publications and Marcus Gilmer, editor of, talks about the recent arrest and indictment of the Illinois Governor and his top aide on corruption charges.

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Bushwick Reacts to Beating

Ana Maria Archila, co-executive director of Make the Road New York, and Kenneth Cohen, regional director for the metropolitan council of the NAACP, examine the animosity and bias demonstrated in the beating of Jose Sucuzhanay, who was declared brain dead Tuesday.

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You Rent It, You Own It

Klara Madlin, president of Klara Madlin Real Estate, talks about rent-to-own real estate deals, and renter Jill Vegas on her experience of entering into one of these deals in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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Front Lines of the Environment

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper and Lisa Ling, National Geographic host and correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show, discuss their new CNN documentary Planet in Peril: Battle Lines which examines the growing environmental conflict between an expanding population and limited natural resources.

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The Other Senate Appointment

Fred Dicker, state editor for the New York Post, on who Governor Paterson will appoint to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate Seat. A Marist poll gives Caroline Kennedy the edge.

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The Trouble With Book Clubs

Esther Bushell, book group facilitator, talks about the potential pitfalls of book groups. Esther was featured in an article about book groups in the Style section of The New York Times last Sunday.

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