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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Columnist and author George Will has a new edition of his book Men at Work.  Twenty years after the book was first published, does anything remain the same in the worlds of baseball and politics?  Also, the morning after the Senate showdown on financial reform – who blinked? Author Richard Florida on the great recession – is there a silver lining? And more from our Help Wanted series.

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Financial Reform Continued

Republicans voted last night to block financial reform from reaching the Senate floor for debate. Roben Farzad, senior writer at Bloomberg Businessweek, examines what's causing the impasse and the prospects for the bill. Plus Help Wanted blogger Lauren discusses the latest in ...

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Bogus Building Safety Data

William Rashbaum, Metro reporter for the New York Times, discusses his reporting on a NYC buildings safety inspector who falsified lead and asbestos data for more than 200 city buildings.

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George Will Rounds the Bases

Washington Post columnist and author George Will discusses the new edition of Men At Work: The Craft of Baseball and the news of the day, from bank reform to immigration policy.

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Richard Florida Resets

Economic crises present opportunities for social and economic resets. Author and economic development expert Richard Florida gives his view of what's ahead in his new book, The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity.

What's your reset look like? What do you see in the crystal ball?  After the economy resets, where will we be living and working in 20 years? Let us know!

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Help Wanted: Finding a Teaching Career

Marianne Tramelli, director of career services at Teachers College Columbia University and Dr. Fran Levin, academic director of New Pathways to Teaching in New Jersey at New Jersey City University, discuss getting into teaching as a profession.

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