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Middle East Peace Talks

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Thursday, September 02, 2010

As Israeli and Palestinian leaders meet in Washington this week for peace talks, Rami Khouri of the American University of Beirut and David Makovsky of The Washington Institute discuss what the latest round of talks could mean for the future of the Middle East. Plus, the positives and drawbacks of for-profit colleges; Albany lawmakers past and present; state senate candidates in the 30th district; and could drinking more alcohol lead to a longer life?

Middle East Peace Talks

Rami Khouri, director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, and David Makovsky, senior fellow and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process at The Washington Institute, discuss the current Middle East peace talks in Washington.

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The Freshman Class: For-Profit Colleges

In our first installment of a new series about becoming a college student today, New York Times reporter Tamar Lewin addresses for-profit higher education.

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Talking Politics: Sausage Grinders

Gerald Benjamin, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Political Science, and Daniel Feldman, Associate Professor of Public Management at John Jay College, discuss their new book Tales from the Sausage Factory: Making Laws in New York State.

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Meet the Candidates: 30th State Senate District

Bill Perkins, New York State Senator (D-30th, Harlem) and Basil Smikle on their campaigns for State Senate, 30th District.

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Drink Up! It's Good for You

Time magazine staff writer John Cloud discusses his recent article about the possible health benefits of drinking alcohol.

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