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Friday, June 05, 2009

Richard Wolffe, political analyst for MSNBC, talks about his exclusive access to Obama as told in his new book Renegade: The Making of a President. And Mark Hokoda of Chowhound reveals how to enjoy a global menu without the expense of a trip. Plus comedy group ‘The Striking Viking Story Pirates'.

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Mark Hokoda and Richard Wolffe

Campaign Insider

Richard Wolffe, a political analyst for MSNBC who covered the campaign for Newsweek and author of Renegade: The Making of a President draws on exclusive interviews with the president and campaign coverage to define Barack Obama.

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Will New York be the next state to get around the electoral college and move toward a "National Popular Vote"? Hendrik Hertzberg, senior editor and staff writer at The New Yorker, explains the concept.

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From Found to Song

Found Magazine collects discarded or lost treasures from around the country. The Striking Viking Story Pirates take stories written by kids and turn them into musical extravaganzas. Lee Overtree and Andrew Cohn discuss how the two groups are collaborating to bring some highlights from the Found ...

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Eating Globally, Travelling Locally

Mark Hokoda, editor and writer at, edits Chow's New York newsletter, goes around the world through food found in the boroughs.

Share your favorite local global food find! Comment below.

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