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Monday, September 14, 2009

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich explains Rod Blagojevich. Then, educator Rafe Esquith on how parents and teachers can better equip their children to be successful in school. Nicholson Baker discusses his latest book The Anthologist, a novel about the importance of poetry in our everyday lives. Plus, Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera discusses the ways he thinks Hispanics are revitalizing America.

Governor Rod Blagojevich

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich offers an account of his arrest and the subsequent media storm that engulfed him after he was caught up in a political scandal this year. In his book The Governor, he describes his view of politics and government.

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Lighting Their Fires

Rafe Esquith explains how parents and teachers can instill values that serve children in school and for the rest of their lives. His book Lighting Their Fires explains not just how to make our children great students, but how to make them thoughtful and honorable people.

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The Anthologist

Nicholas Baker discusses his new novel, The Anthologist, a love story about poetry and how important it is to our lives.

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Geraldo Rivera

Award-winning journalist Geraldo Rivera details the evolving role of Hispanics in shaping America's future. The Great Progression: How Hispanics Will Lead America to a New Era of Prosperity features interviews with prominent Hispanics, including Ken Salazar, Antonio Villaraigosa, and Jennifer Lopez , and looks at the growing impact Hispanics ...

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Week of the Collapse: Buying Merrill Lynch

All this week we're telling the stories behind the unraveling of our financial system in two minutes or less. Today, we look at the one year anniversary of the sale of Merrill Lynch to Bank of America. This segment contains excerpts from an interview we conducted in August of this ...

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