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The Brian Lehrer Show

Op-Ed Debut

Monday, April 04, 2011

New York Times columnist Joe Nocera discusses his first op-ed column which was published this past weekend.

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The Takeaway

Billionaires Pledge to Give Up Half Their Money to Charity

Thursday, August 05, 2010

More than 30 billionaires have agreed to donate at least half their fortunes to charity; the list was made public yesterday. The Giving Pledge Campaign is the brainchild of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffet. It now has pledges from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, media mogul Ted Turner, filmmaker George Lucas, and dozens more. Forbes Magazine is estimating at least $150 billion could be donated. Wall Street and finance reporter for The New York Times, Louise Story, has the details of this new venture by some of the country's richest people.

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Bloomberg: 'Hard to See How Other States Can Be So Stupid'

Wednesday, August 04, 2010


On a conference call today on increasing major charitable giving, Mayor Bloomberg and Investor Warren Buffett were asked what they thought about New York's new law reducing tax deductions on donations made by wealthy philanthropists.

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