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Friday, January 09, 2009

With Obama's inauguration just around the corner, we look back at the first one hundred days of FDR’s presidency - and what the Obama administration can learn from what happened then. Also: singer/songwriter Carlene Carter, daughter of June Carter and Carl Smith, on being a member of country music’s First Family. Plus, Please Explain is all about credit!

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Carlene Carter

What Obama Can Learn From FDR

Just days before the Obama inauguration, we look back at the first one hundred days of FDR’s presidency...which also came at a time of economic crisis. Adam Cohen is author of Nothing to Fear.

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The Real Deal About Masculinity

Hear about a group of young NYC high school students who wrote the script for a new film about the issue of masculinity, sponsored by the non-profit group Scenarios USA. Leonard talks to youth writer Tiauna Clark, and veteran actor/director Clark Johnson, who directed "The Sentinel" and has ...

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Country Music Royalty

Singer/songwriter Carlene Carter, daughter of June Carter and Carl Smith, talks about what it’s like to be a member of country music’s First Family.

Event:
Carlene Carter will be performing
Fri. Jan. 9 at 9:30 PM
Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette
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Please Explain: Credit

Credit, and its misuse, are major causes of our current economic crisis. On Please Explain, find out about the pros and cons of credit, how it's evolved in recent years, and what role it can now play in an economic recovery. Jeffrey Blyskal is a Senior Editor with

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