Diplomatic Procedures

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Sir Nigel Sheinwald, U.K. ambassador to the U.S., discusses the role Britain is playing in the war in Afghanistan, and US-UK relations in the Obama era. Plus: Christine Quinn on the affordable housing crisis; pro football Hall-of-Famer Warren Moon; and the president of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield diagnoses health care reform efforts.


Warren Moon, Christine Quinn and Sir Nigel Sheinwald

US-UK Relations

Our countries relationship with Britain has always been hot and cold, but how is it faring in the Obama administration? Sir Nigel Sheinwald, U.K. ambassador to the U.S.talks about Britain's role in Afghanistan and other issues shared by the two countries.

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Christine Quinn on Affordable Housing

Christine Quinn, New York City Council speaker, discusses her proposal to transfer market rate housing to affordable housing throughout the city. Halted Development Map: Help pin-point more!

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Warren Moon Reflects

Warren Moon, the first and only African-American quarterback to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and author of the new autobiography Never Give Up on Your Dream: My Journey, talks about his life as a football star.

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The Health Insurers' Side

President of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mark Wagar talks about the health care reform effort as the head of a major health insurance provider.

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Life Hacking 101

Kevin Purdy, senior editor at lifehacker and weekly guest for the month of August, helps listeners be more productive in the digital age.
This week: making lists, and crossing them off! How do you manage your tasks? Post your strategies for making lists, avoiding distractions, and ...

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Call In: Music and Book Recommendations

Brian’s heading off for two weeks of vacation and wants your recent book and music recommendations. Suggest a novel or a music track released within the last year. Give us a call or comment below!

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