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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

The H1N1 virus is expected to make a comeback this fall. Dr. Irwin Redlener of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness talks about how ready the U.S. is to for the return of swine flu. Plus, does pressure to achieve make Asian American students more at risk for depression and suicide? The documentary American Casino looks at the subprime mortgage crisis; and Democratic public advocate candidate Eric Gioia. 30 Issues in 30 Days 2009: Nominate Your Issue Now!


Eric Gioia and Irwin Redlener

Preparing for the 2009 Swine Flu Season

Irwin Redlener clinical professor of Population and Family Health at the Mailman School of Public Health in Columbia University gives an update on the swine flu.

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DA Debate Sparks Fly

There were heated accusations and plenty of disagreements during last night's Democratic Debate for Manhattan District Attorney between Leslie Crocker Snyder, Cyrus Vance, Jr., and Richard Aborn. NY1's Political Director Bob Hardt breaks down the race.

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Subprime Time

Co-producers of American Casino director Leslie Cockburn and journalist Andrew Cockburn talk about their new documentary on the subprime lending crisis.

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Asian American Students at Risk?

Andrew Lam, editor at New America Media and the author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora, and Peter Yee, president of NY Coalition for Asian Mental Health and assistant executive director of Behavioral Health Services at Hamilton Madison House in Manhattan, discuss whether cultural ...

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The Public Advocate Race: Eric Gioia

Brian Lehrer is interviewing the candidates running for Public Advocate this week. Today, Democrat Eric N. Gioia, talks about his qualifications and stances on the important issues.

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Call In: How to Deliver a Good Speech

Nathan Phillips and Victoria Wellman, co-founders of the Oratory Laboratory, have vowed to save future weddings and public speeches from the terrible fate of the awkward applause and forced laughs.

Ask your questions about how to make a good speech, or tell us a story about ...

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