Obama’s War

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Friday, October 08, 2010

The Thirty Issues in Thirty Days series continues today with an in depth look at the Afghanistan war.  Veteran reporter Bob Woodward reflects on what he is calling Obama’s War.  Plus, recapping last night’s Connecticut Senate debate; essential life skills for kids; and New York City museums are allowed to put their collections up for sale.

30 Issues: Afghanistan

Bob Woodward, associate editor at The Washington Post and the author of Obama's Wars, talks about his behind-the-scenes exploration of Obama's policy in Afghanistan.

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Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo

Kwame Anthony Appiah, PEN American Center president, professor of philosophy at Princeton University, and author of The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen, discusses his nomination of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.


Life Skills for Children

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Connecticut Smackdown

Colin McEnroe, host of The Colin McEnroe Show on WNPR and political columnist for The Hartford Courant, discusses last night's debate for the Senate race in Connecticut.

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Museum Rules

Merryl Tisch, chancellor of the New York Board of Regents, talks about the Board of Regents' decision to allow the ban on "deaccessioning" (selling or trading pieces in a collection) to expire today, in order to help museums to cover their operating expenses, plus New York's for-profit colleges.

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Lennon's 70th Birthday

Michael Epstein, director, producer and writer of the PBS documentary LENNONYC, discusses the legacy of the famous Beatle.  Lennon would have been 70 on Saturday.

»» Plus, hear the first ever on-air Brian Lehrer Show Chorus sing Give Peace A Chance. Find lyrics and instructions here!

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BL Show Listener Chorus - Give Peace A Chance

UPDATE: It happened! Listen here.

Today, live on-air, we're going to try a group sing-along to John Lennon's "Give Peace A Chance." We'll select a few callers and have them sing one verse each, and all joining in on the chorus. For now, here are the lyrics to the ...

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