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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Barbara Demick tells us about what life is like for North Korea's ordinary citizens. Then, journalist Kati Marton talks about what she discovered while looking into her family history during the Nazi and Communist periods in Hungary. And two curators discuss an exhibition on the work of Walt Whitman and art during the civil war on display at the Katonah Museum of Art. Plus, our latest Underreported segments look at how credit card companies are adjusting their tactics before new regulations go into effect—and how you can protect yourself from additional fees or rate increases, and the trial of a Queens man named Syed Fahad Hashmi.

Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick examines what life is like under the most repressive totalitarian regime today—North Korea.

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Enemy of the People

Award-winning former NPR and ABC News correspondent Kati Marton writes about her family history—during both the Nazi and the Communist periods in Hungary. Enemies of the People: My Family’s Journey to America exposes the cruel mechanics of the Communist Terror State. She pored through the secret police files on ...

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Bold, Cautious, True

Neil Watson, Executive Director of the Katonah Museum of Art, and Kevin Sharp, Executive Director of the Dixon Gallery & Gardens, discuss the exhibition "Bold, Cautious, True: Walt Whitman and American Art of the Civil War Era," at the Katonah Museum of Art through January 24. ...

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Underreported: Changes to Credit Card Rules

New federal regulations for credit cards are on their way, but card companies are rushing to sign customers up and change their contracts before the rules go into full effect in February. On today’s first Underreported segment Eleni Constantine, director of the Financial Security Portfolio at the Pew ...

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Underreported: The Trial of Syed Fahad Hashmi

A 28-year-old Queens man named Syed Fahad Hashmi was arrested in London in 2006 on charges or providing material support to al-Qaeda. He has been held in solitary confinement in Manhattan since 2007. We’ll speak with Emily Berman, Counsel in the Liberty and National Security Project with the Brennan Center ...

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