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Friday, April 23, 2010

President Obama appears on a television screen over the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at midday as he gives a speech about Wall Street financial reform in Lower Manhattan. (Getty Images)

President Obama is trying to get Wall Street bankers on board with his financial reform effort. Hear Nicole Gelinas, senior fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute argue that the president’s proposal doesn’t go far enough in regulating banks. Plus, social psychologist Claude Steele explains how even the threat of being stereotyped has wide-ranging negative effects; myths about bilingualism; and adding new elements to the periodic table.

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