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Thursday, June 18, 2009

This week, President Obama addressed the American Medical Association and proposed a health care overhaul. Today, hear what Dr. Howard Dean thinks of the various health care proposals currently being debated in Washington. Plus: the latest from the Supreme Court; parenting advice for military fathers; and our series on the unspoken rules of getting around NYC continues.

Dr. Dean

Howard Dean, former Vermont governor, former DNC chairman, and former candidate for president discusses the health care proposals in Washington and other news. Dean is also the author of Howard Dean’s Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for Every American and Make Our ...

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Senate Logjam

New York State Senator Eric Schneiderman (D-31st), weighs in on the impasse in the state senate.

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Emily Bazelon of Slate updates today's decisions from the Supreme Court.

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BRT roundup

WNYC reporter Andrea Bernstein has been reporting on Bus Rapid Transit plans from Bogota to New York City. She talks about busses in cities around the world. Then Janette Sadik-Khan, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation discusses the results for New York's pilot BRT programs ...

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Iran Unrest

Geneive Abdo, an Iran analyst at The Century Foundation, liaison for the Alliance of Civilizations at the UN, and author of Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11 (Oxford University Press, 2006), discusses the latest on the political unrest in Iran. Some Useful ...

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Fighting Dad

Armin A. Brott, former marine and radio host and author of The Military Father: A Hands-on Guide for Deployed Dads discusses being a father in the military.

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Getting Around: Rules for the Road

All this month, the Getting Around series will look at the unwritten rules for traveling in and around New York City, whether it's underground, on the ground, or in the air. Billie Cohen, deputy editor of Time Out New York, is the unwritten rules guru for the series. ...

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Unspoken rules of subway etiquette - the listeners have spoken!

All this month, we are looking at the unspoken rules of etiquette that, if followed, would make commuting in NYC pleasant - or at least more bearable.

Last week New York subway riders spoke out about what drives them crazy about traveling underground. Over 200 comments were posted on ...

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