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Friday, December 11, 2009

International negotiations on climate change continue in Copenhagen. Plus, out-going Nassau County executive Tom Suozzi; Follow-Up Friday introduces you to U.S. Army Capt. Max Hanlin; and the controversial reality series "Jersey Shore".


Tom Suozzi

Copenhagen Climate Summit

Representatives from 192 countries are engaged in high level climate change conversations in Copenhagen. Dale Bryk, Director, Air & Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council discusses what she hopes will come of the talks.

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Exit Interview with Thomas Suozzi

The New York Times called his defeat "A Misguided Tax Revolt". Outgoing Naussau County Executive Thomas Suozzi, discusses the election and his plans for the future.

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Follow Up Friday: Meet Captain Max Hanlin

First, a discussion of what it means to "jerry-rig" something with Erin McKean of

Then, on the website for Tuesday's BL Show, we used a picture from the Department of Defense's website of a soldier in Afghanistan. See picture to the left. Richard Hanlin of San Francisco contacted ...

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The Bonus

To counter criticism from politicians and the public, banks are dialing back on cash bonuses to their executives. Matthew Bishop, U.S. business editor and New York bureau chief of The Economist, talks about the new bonus systems.

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Sunday Morning

ABC officially announced that George Stephanopoulos will replace Diane Sawyer on "Good Morning America". That means he will no longer host his Sunday morning political talk show, "This Week". But what influence do the Sunday mornings shows have outside of media and political circles anyway? NPR's David Folkenflik and Ana ...

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Behaving Badly at the Shore

A new MTV reality show, “Jersey Shore” features young Italian Americans sharing a summer house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. Slate's TV critic Troy Patterson talks about the charges of stereotyping and the use of the term “guido.”

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