Sen. Byron Dorgan; Marriage Advice; Crowdfunding Civic Projects

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) is seen during the Senate Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on June 23, 2010 on Capitol Hill. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty)

Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) is here to analyze national politics and to talk about his new novel, Gridlock. Plus: Emily Yoffe, the Dear Prudence advice columnist for Slate, is back for marriage week to offer advice to listeners on monogamy, infidelity and open marriages; the Bradley Manning trial and the latest out of Guantanamo Bay; and crowdfunding civic projects. 

Byron Dorgan: DC, Cyberterrorism, and Energy Security

Byron Dorgan, Former U.S. Senator and author of Gridlock (Forge Books, 2013), discusses his new novel about cyberterrorism and energy security, and its real-world implications. Plus: his take on the latest news from Washington.

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Ask Dear Prudence: Marriage and Infidelity

Emily Yoffe, Dear Prudence columnist for Slate, takes your questions on thorny ethical and etiquette questions, and offers her advice.

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Check-In: Bradley Manning Trial and Guantanamo Hunger Strike

We're watching two stories related to national security and counter-terrorism efforts. Arun Rath, reporter for "Frontline" and PRI's "The World" discusses the trail of Wikileaks leaker Bradley Manning, and the ongoing hunger strike (and force-feeding of prisoners) at Guantanamo.

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Asiana 214 Crash Investigation

Andy Pasztor, senior special writer for The Wall Street Journal covering aviation and space, updates the latest on the crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco.

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Crowdfunding Civic Projects

Erin Barnes, co-founder and executive director of, and Dong-Ping Wong, a founding partner of the design firm Family and one of the designers behind +POOL, discuss the crowd funding of civic projects--including the +POOL and public projects funded through ioby.

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