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"Glickman"

Monday, August 26, 2013

Director James L. Freedman and Senator Bill Bradley talk about the documentary “Glickman.” It tells the triumphant story of Marty Glickman, who, due to anti-Semitism, was denied the chance to participate for the U.S. in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, but went on to become one of the most revered and influential sportscasters in history. James L. Freedman wrote, produced, and directed the film. “Glickman” debuts at 9 pm on HBO on August 26.

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Opinion: Bill Bradley's Blueprint is Right on the Money

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

There's something for everyone in Bill Bradley's new book We Can All Do Better, the former Senator's blueprint for a stronger, healthier, more united America.

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Transportation Nation

TN Moving Stories: FL HSR Arguments Today, and Ford Talks Connected Cars

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

The DOT is open to tolling existing highways. (Dallas Morning News)

Oral arguments in the Florida high-speed rail lawsuit begin today at 3pm. You can read the legal arguments here; WFSU TV will be carrying the proceedings live. Lawsuit coverage here, here and here.

New York City has abandoned a plan for a pedestrian plaza in the middle of 34th Street. (AP via WSJ)

Allegiant Air has asked the DOT if it can change ticket prices based on the cost of fuel -- right up until the time of departure. (Business Week)

The head of Ford Motor Co. talks about the future of gridlock and connected cars at a TED conference. (CNN)

Wisconsin Republicans are looking at yanking the parking spaces of their Democratic counterparts to compel them to return to the capitol. (Bloomberg)

Bill Bradley and Tom Ridge call for more transpo spending in Politico. "...with an almost 20 percent cut in the transportation budget, the House Continuing Resolution goes a bridge too far. We need to invest more in infrastructure. Less is the wrong way to go."

Bombadier Aerospace wants to make fully recyclable airplanes. (Smart Planet)

Top Transportation Nation stories we're following: Long Island Bus may lose half its lines. The House voted to extend the Surface Transportation Act. Florida Governor Rick Scott tells TN he's still not interested in the high-speed rail funds--and that he has no meetings scheduled with the DOT before Friday's deadline. Meanwhile, the US experienced its third largest year in traffic.

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Talk To Me: Addressing the Economic Crisis

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The American economy is in the tank, crippled by bad mortgages and badly-behaving banks. Europe’s nations are unfortunately following suit, and no one knows exactly how to fix any of it.

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