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Friday, October 01, 2010

Thirty Issues in Thirty Days continues with a look at education policy and how it’s playing into the Red/Blue partisan divide on the state and national level.  Plus, Rahm Emanuel's legacy, Israeli novelist David Grossman, Supreme Court preview, and The View’s Joy Behar.

Rahm's Legacy

Neera Tanden, chief operating officer at the Center for American Progress, reflects on Rahm Emanuel's tenure as White House chief of staff.

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To the End of the Land

David Grossman discusses his novel To the End of the Land, and offers his reflections on the Israeli - Palestinian conflict.

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SCOTUS Preview

Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor at, discusses what's coming up on the Supreme Court docket as Elena Kagan joins the bench.

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How Wet Is It?

Complete the sentence - "It's So Wet That..."

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30 Issues: Education

Jennifer Cohen, policy analyst with the Education Policy Program at the New America Foundation, and Damon Hewitt, director of the Education Practice Group at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) talk about partisanship and the Obama administration's education policy. Then, Elizabeth Green, editor for Gotham Schools, looks at the Cuomo and Paladino positions on education.

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Joy Behar on Heart Health

Joy Behar, comedienne and co-host of "The View," discusses heart health and the "I Am ProHeart" campaign.

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Susan Orlean's Breakfast Tweet

Earlier this morning, New Yorker writer Susan Orlean tweeted this to her entire list:

We're in the city all weekend... can you have breakfast Sunday a.m?

One minute later she tweeted:

Yes, that was a mistake, meant to be a DM. But I would be happy to have breakfast with all of you on Sunday. #needmorecoffee

She discusses what it was like to accidentally invite 81,878 people to breakfast.

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