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Of Pauses and Princesses: Primary Debate Number Nine Recap

Thursday, November 10, 2011

We have seen a circling of the wagons, certainly among conservative pundits. One thing that they’re doing... is attacking the women.

—  Lisa Lerer, political reporter for Bloomberg News, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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Message in Mass Arrests: We Haven't Forgotten About You

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Holder wants to send a message to the mob that 'even though we've been busy chasing terrorists for the last few years we have not forgotten about you.'

—Tom Robbins, Village Voice reporter, on The Brian Lehrer Show


The Leonard Lopate Show

Backstory: India’s Maoist Insurgency

Thursday, August 19, 2010

An explosion of mining in India has fueled the country’s economic boom, but it has also helped fan the flames of a deadly Maoist insurgency there. On today’s Backstory segment we’ll talk with Jason Miklian, a researcher at Peace Institute Oslo, and Scott Carney, an investigative journalist and contributing editor for Wired, about their article on the insurgency called Fire in the Hole for the September/October issue of Foreign Policy magazine.

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