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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

We start out with more coverage live from the Republican convention in St. Paul! Hear about the role younger people are playing in the Republican party. Also: the complex relationship between Bush and McCain. Then, Markos Moulitsas Zuniga of the Daily Kos. And a discussion no the challenges working mothers face in balancing career and family.

Join us for another Lopate Show film screening! On Monday, Sept. 8th, we'll be showing the 1976 film "All the President's Men" at Galapagos in DUMBO. Seating is limited, so RSVP soon!

Guests:

Markos Moulitsas Zuniga

Bush and McCain

In 2000 George W. Bush and John McCain were vying for the Republican nomination in a bitter campaign. We look into their complex relationship in 2008, and whether President Bush has been passing the mantle to nominee John McCain. Karen Tumulty is National Political Correspondent for Time magazine.

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Young Republicans

Voter turnout among America's youngest demographic increased dramatically this past primary season, and could have a big effect on the Presidential election. Charlie Smith, President of the College Republicans, joins us live from St. Paul to talk about how the youth vote is playing out in the Republican party this ...

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Daily Kos: Taking On the System

Markos Moulitsas Zuniga created one of the most visited and influential political blogs in the U.S., the Daily Kos, in 2002 during the leadup to the war in Iraq. He’s here to share tips on how to become an active and empowered citizen in the digital age. His ...

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Post-Soviet Stories

Sana Krasikov’s debut short story collection, One More Year, explores the experiences of Russian and Georgian immigrants who have settled in the U.S., and the many uncertainties that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Moms Returning to Work

Returning to the workplace can be a challenge for stay-at-home moms who’ve taken time off to take care of kids. Hear why more and more employers are specifically choosing to hire returning mothers, and how those women manage to balance their families and careers. Emma Gilbey Keller’s recent book is ...

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