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An Hour with George Vecsey; John Liu; DC Politics

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Monday, July 22, 2013

George Vecsey, New York Times sports columnist and author, spends a full hour on the show. He'll talk about covering baseball in New York and take listener questions. Plus: New York City Comptroller John Liu talks about his campaign to be the Democratic candidate for mayor; listeners react to new images of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev; and Molly Ball of The Atlantic looks at the week ahead in Washington politics. 

Monday Morning Politics: Molly Ball

Molly Ball, politics writer for The Atlantic, talks about the future of immigration reform, and what the bill's uncertain fate in Congress might mean for the future of the GOP.

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Candidate John Liu

The Brian Lehrer Show continues its series of interviews with candidates for New York City. Today: Comptroller John Liu discusses the latest news from the campaign trail.

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Open Phones: On the Cover of Rolling Stone

New images of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, looking like a rock star on Rolling Stone's cover and dirtied and bloodied in photos released by a  Boston police officer have stirred controversy.  Why do you think it matters how the public sees Tsarnaev's face? Call 212-433-9692 or post your comments below.

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An Hour With George Vecsey

George Vecsey spends the hour talking about his life and times covering sports for The New York Times and his other interests, including music.  He'll talk New York sports, including A-Rod and steroids, and the coming of the Brooklyn Nets, plus his new blog where he suggests a song for Stevie Wonder to sing for Trayvon Martin.  And he'll take your calls at 212-433-9692, that's 212-433-WNYC.

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