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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Breaking News: The mayors of Secaucus and Hoboken, along with dozens of others, are being arrested on corruption charges. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has the latest. Plus, Work Search series continues with advice on how to get help – professional or otherwise – when you’re finding a job, including from Headhunters. And, your reactions to President Obama's press conference; and Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia. Vote In Our Uncommon Economic Indicators Video Contest! 11am Today: Live Chat with The Headhunter! Nick Corcodilos will answer your questions about finding work.

Guests:

Bob Hennelly and Jimmy Wales

Breaking News: New Jersey Corruption Arrests

In what might be the largest corruption investigation in New Jersey history, this morning police are arresting dozens across the state. The mayors of Secaucus and Hoboken along with the deputy mayor of Jersey City are among the arrested. WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly and reporter David Cruz, former editor-in-chief of ...

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Obama Press Conference Reactions

Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for The Takeaway, discusses last night’s White House press conference. He's joined by Ezra Klein, who covers economic and domestic policy for the Washington Post. Last night Brian hosted a live chat during the press conference. Check out the transcript here.

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The Work Search: Asking for Help

Nick Corcodilos, the man behind "Ask the Headhunter" and weekly guest for the month of July, discusses how to most successfully navigate the job market. This week: How to get help - from headhunters and others - in finding a job.. Previous Work Search ...

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Under Arrest: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Eric Adams, NY State Senator (20th district) and former head of 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care, joins us for a discussion about the arrest of renowned Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. When asked about the incident during Wednesday's press conference, President Obama responded, "It's ...

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Aspen Follow-Up: Going Digital Native

John Palfrey, co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the author of Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives, was part of our panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival. He follows up on what it means to be ...

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Jimmy Wales on Wiki Conference 2009

Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, talks about the upcoming Wikipedia Conference, taking place in NYC this weekend.

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WNYC-Listener collaboration wins Honorable Mention

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The cooperative effort between The Brian Lehrer Show and the WNYC audience over the past six months to gather anecdotes, photos, calls and videos and tell the less-reported story about the 2009 Recession, has been named a Notable Entry in the Knight-Batten Awards ...

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WNYC-Listener collaboration wins Honorable Mention

J-Labaward

The cooperative effort between The Brian Lehrer Show and the WNYC audience over the past six months to gather anecdotes, photos, calls and videos and tell the less-reported story about the 2009 Recession, has been named a Notable Entry in the Knight-Batten Awards ...

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