Prosecute the Offenders

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Three former Manhattan prosecutors are running to replace long-serving D.A. Robert Morgenthau. Democrats Leslie Crocker Snyder, Richard Aborn and Cy Vance, Jr. each make their case in advance of Tuesday’s primary. Plus, reaction to President Obama’s speech; illiteracy in high school; and the newly revised Atlantic Yards stadium design.


Richard Aborn, Cy Vance, Jr. and Leslie Crocker Snyder

The President's Pitch on Health Care Reform

David Leonhardt, New York Times economics columnist and staff writer for the magazine, reviews President Obama's speech on health care reform.

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Slipped Through the Cracks

Beth Fertig, WNYC reporter and author of Why Can't You Teach Me 2 Read?, explores urban schools through the story of three NYC students who made it to high school without being able to read.

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Stuy-Town in Deep

New York Times reporter Charles Bagli discusses the latest on the financial troubles of Stuy-Town developers.

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D.A. Candidates: Leslie Crocker Snyder, Richard Aborn, and Cy Vance

Brian interviews the Democratic candidates running for Manhattan District Attorney: Leslie Crocker Snyder, Richard Aborn, Cy Vance.

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New Arena design for Atlantic Yards

Francis Morrone, architectural historian and author of An Architectural Guidebook to Brooklyn, and Paul Goldberger, architecture critic for the New Yorker, discuss the latest design for the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.

What do you think of the design? Comment below!

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