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Monday, July 19, 2010

Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, discusses war, peace, and relations with the United States. Plus: Fortune contributing editor and former Wall Street banker William Cohan on financial reform; and Susan Page from USA Today with a look ahead at election season.

U.S. Election Season Preview

Susan Page, USA Today's Washington bureau chief, and Jackie Kucinich, reporter for Roll Call, talk about the upcoming Congressional elections and other national political news.

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Wall Street Post-Reform

William Cohan, contributing editor at Fortune and author of the book House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street, discusses the implications of financial reform.

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Running Hot

Peter Moore, editor of Men's Health magazine, and Douglas Casa, director of Athletic Training Education at the University of Conneticut, discusses what to watch out for when exercising in extreme heat following the collapse of a racer in yesterday's New York City Triathlon.

What are your hot-weather workout tips? What do you eat, drink, wear? How do your structure your activity? Let us know!

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Pakistan's UN Ambassador

In response to the Times Square bomb plot and a recent attack on a Sufi Shrine in Pakistan, Pakistan's UN Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon is launching a solidarity campaign in NYC this week which includes the 1st Annual New York Sufi Music Festival.  He discusses recent events, the new Pakistani Peace Builders initiative, and U.S.-Pakistani government relations.

 

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NYC Charter Review

Dick Dadey, executive director of the Citizen's Union, a watchdog for the public interest and an advocate for good government, talks about Citizen Union's parallel charter review and their recommendations for improving city government.

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Call-In: NYC Celebrity Run-Ins

Call-in or post a comment with your stories about encountering celebrities in NYC and if you played it cool or not.

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