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John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence [remix]

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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On Being

[Unedited] John Lewis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 15, 2015

We take in the extraordinary wisdom of Congressman John Lewis, on what happened in Selma on Bloody Sunday and beyond — and how it might inform our common life today.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Shutdown: One Week In

Monday, October 07, 2013

The government shutdown in Washington continues as Republicans and Democrats continue to say they won't change their position on negotiating around the budget and debt ceiling issues. On ABC "This Week" House Speaker John Boehner also said that "we're not going to pass a clean debt limit increase," insisting that budget changes be made before a debt ceiling vote. Molly Ball, politics writer for The Atlantic, talks about the latest developments and where we go from here.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Shutdown: Day 4

Friday, October 04, 2013

The government shutdown continues, with lawmakers showing no signs of agreeing on a bill to fund the budget. Dave Weigel, Slate political reporter and MSNBC contributor, discusses the latest news, the deepening impact of the shutdown, and yesterday's shooting at the Capitol, in which a woman was killed by police after she tried to ram her car past security barriers.

We're continuing to gather your shutdown stories. How is the shutdown affecting your life or your work? Big or small, post your story below, or call 212-433-9692 to join us on air.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Shutdown: Day 3

Thursday, October 03, 2013

A late-night meeting between President Obama and Speaker Boehner last night failed to result in progress towards ending the government shutdown. Congressman Scott Garrett, (R-NJ 5th) discusses why his party is holding fast on including Obamacare in a budget deal, and whether there's any room for negotiation. Then TIME's Washington bureau chief Michael Scherer discusses the latest news out of DC, and the deepening effects of the shutdown.

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On Being

John Lewis — The Art & Discipline of Nonviolence

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The civil rights movement John Lewis helped animate was -- as he tells it -- love in action. He opens up the art and the discipline that made nonviolence work then -- and that he offers up for our common life even today.

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On Being

[Unedited] John Lewis with Krista Tippett

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The civil rights movement John Lewis helped animate was -- as he tells it -- love in action. He opens up the art and the discipline that made nonviolence work then -- and that he offers up for our common life even today.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congressional Earmarks

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

David Fallis, staff writer with the Washington Post's Investigations Unit , discusses the Washington Post's investigation into the lack of transparency surrounding congressional earmarks.

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