Gun Rights and Starbucks; Library Awards; Miss Manners

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Starbucks has asked that customers not bring guns into their stores. Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, explains the message and how gun rights advocates are reacting. Plus: we hear about the Syrian reaction to the possibility of international or US intervention in that country, and what the conditions are on the ground; librarians from the winners of the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards talk about their plan for the prize money; and Judith Martin (aka “Miss Manners”) and her son Nicholas Ivor Martin, talk about business etiquette.

Starbucks Requests No Guns

What do you think about Starbucks' request that guns not be carried into stores?

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Waiting For Trial in NY

Robert Lewis, WNYC investigative reporter talks about lengthy pre-trial detentions and why so many languish in jail because they can't make bail.


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The Syrian Conflict from Inside Syria

A look at life inside Syria today, and the effect of the conflict on the Syrian diaspora, with Reuters correspondent Oliver Holmes; Karam Foundation co-founder Lina Sergie Attar, who has worked in Syrian refugee camps; and Syrian-American Maytha Alhassen, Ph.D. candidate at USC, who writes frequently about the war and the Syrian community and has served as Al-Jazeera digital producer and anchor.

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New York's Winning Libraries

Did you vote for your favorite community library? Librarians from the five winners of the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards talk about what they're doing right and how they might spend the prize money.

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Miss Manners at Work

Mother-son/co-author duo Judith Martin, aka “Miss Manners”, and Nicholas Ivor Martin, share insights from their new book Miss Manners Minds Your Business and answer your questions on where etiquette and doing business meet.

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