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Friday, March 20, 2009

Walking a mile in someone’s shoes is a good way to understand their situation. What about walking a mile while carrying a gallon of water? Today, we hear about the annual water walk. Then, raw milk restrictions come to Connecticut. Plus, the war in Iraq is seven years old: what’s the state of the Iraqi economy? Doctors and Pharmacists: Help Contribute To An Upcoming Segment On Generic Drugs

Seven Year Itch

Kim Gamel, AP editor based in Baghdad, and Steve Clemons, senior fellow and director of the American Strategy Program of the New America Foundation, discuss the start of the 7th year of the Iraq war. Unemployment, deficits, and many of the same troubles that plague us here are weighing down ...

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Just Like Starting Over

Seth Pinsky, president of NYC's Economic Development Corporation, talks about the city's efforts to retrain laid-off Wall Street workers.

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Carry The Water

Caryl Stern, president and CEO of the US fund for UNICEF, discusses World Water Week and this Sunday's Water Walk event. It's all part of their work to help make clean water more accessible for everyone.

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Pay to Play

Danny Hakim, New York Times Albany bureau chief, talks about the indictments of aides to former NY state comptroller Alan Hevesi. The indictment claims the aides turned New York’s $122 billion pension fund into a criminal enterprise.

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Raw Deal

If you're a foodie, chances are you know about the raw--unpasteurized--milk debate. Proponents of raw milk say it's more nutritious; opponents say it harbors bacteria. Marion Nestle, a professor of nutrition and public health at NYU, will outline both perspectives. Then Connecticut State Representative and raw milk enthusiast ...

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First Lady Obama

The scrutiny over Michelle Obama's every move has revealed a lot about her and about the American people. Jennifer Senior, senior editor of New York Magazine, wrote about the many meanings of a new American icon as part of a series on Mrs. Obama in this week's issue.

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