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".
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.
First, a discussion of what it means to "jerry-rig" something with Erin McKean of Wordnik.com.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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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There's a new subprime boom, based on auto loans given to people with poor credit, by the millions. The authors of a New York Times report on this issue explain. Plus: The latest on the Governor Cuomo and the Moreland Commission; and how New York City is integrating computer classes into public schools.
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