State of the States

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Monday, November 03, 2008

It's a States of the Union special! Hear highlights from our year-long series, and find out about the local, state, and national issues that voters will have in mind on Election Day. Also: an update on North Carolina, which is one of the key states to watch on Nov. 4. Plus, a look at the African American conservative Republican community. And Patti LuPone on playing Mama Rose in "Gypsy"!

Join us for another Political Projections film screening TONIGHT Mon., Nov. 3! We'll watch "Recount." Get psyched for Election Day and meet fellow WNYC listeners. Find out more and RSVP here.

....AND check out our new Thanksgiving Recipe Swap! We want your favorite side dish recipes.


Patti LuPone

States of the Union Highlights

It’s a States of the Union special edition! Hear highlights from our year-long series, and find out about the local, state, and national issues that could make all of the difference on Election Day.

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Hip Hop Republicans

Shakera Jones is a contributor to, a blog for young black conservatives. We talk about whether there’s a taboo among black Americans over voting Republican, especially in this election.

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Alex the Parrot

The African Grey parrot Alex mastered a vocabulary of more than 100 words and could answer questions about color, shapes and numbers. Scientist Irene Pepperberg worked with Alex for 30 years until his death in 2007; she talks about their deep bond in her new book Alex ...

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States of the Union: North Carolina Update

When we first looked at North Carolina in April, the state seemed likely to go to the Republican nominee and Elizabeth Dole looked like she would win re-election. Now, both races are very close. We find out how Barack Obama has become competitive in North Carolina and what’s been happening ...


Patti LuPone on "Gypsy"

Broadway legend Patti LuPone talks about her role in the revival of "Gypsy". She’s also released recordings from her eclectic nightclub act in 1980 in "Patti LuPone at Les Mouches."

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