Taking it on Faith

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Bob Frick, senior editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, talks about how scammers are using the economic crisis for gain by playing on fears about credit card debt, bank buy-outs and home foreclosures. Plus, Rev. Dr. Brad Braxton, the new minister at historic Riverside Church in Harlem.


Brad Braxton and Bob Frick

Auto Rescue and Labor Pick

Jeff Green, Detroit bureau chief of Bloomberg News and Sonia Ramierez, legislative representative for the AFL-CIO, talk about President-elect Obama's choice of Congresswoman Hilda Solis as Labor Secretary as well as President Bush's auto industry rescue plan.

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Warren's Role

Steve Waldman, editor in chief of Beliefnet, talks about his recent interview with Rick Warren, and the significance of Obama's choice to have Warren deliver the inaugural invocation.

Question of the Day: Do you care that Warren was selected?

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Riverside Church

Rev. Dr. Brad Braxton talks about his new position as senior minister of Riverside Church and progressive Christianity.

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Follow Up Friday: New School Occupation

Chris Crews, media liaison for "The New School in Exile" and graduate student at The New School, talks about how students at The New School who occupied the school's cafeteria claimed inspiration from the Greek protesters.

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Follow Up Friday: New Media and Greek Protests

Andrew Lam, an editor at New America Media, talks about the role Twitter and blogs may have played in fanning the flames in Athens.

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Follow Up Friday: Cooking at Home

Linda Olle, author of Upper East Side Cookbook, drops in to talk about her alter ego, Parsley Cresswell, an Upper East Side resident who has had to start using her studio kitchen for cooking.

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Financial Predator Alert

Bob Frick, senior editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance, talks about how to avoid scams aimed at those in financial trouble.

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Walter de Maria in New York City

Bill Dilworth, caretaker of the DIA Art Foundation's New York Earth Room by the artist Walter de Maria, talks about taking care of the Earth Room for 19 years, while Patti Dilworth, caretaker of the DIA Art Foundation's Broken Kilometer project of Walter de Maria, discusses overseeing the ...

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