Noel King

Co-host of Today, Explained

Noel King appears in the following:

The sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

"There are people all around the world who can recite it by heart." — John Hockenberry

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The latest on Chicago's David v. Goliath labor struggle

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Workers occupying Chicago's Republic Windows and Doors factory make progress in talks with Bank of America. "Bank of America — they get billions of dollars out of our pockets, ou...

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Treasury's plan to lower mortgage rates may help. But who?

Friday, December 05, 2008

The Treasury Department is reportedly in talks with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seeking ways to help drive down mortgage rates. But it is unclear how much the plan might help—and whom it might help. We’re joined by Cristian deRitis, director of Credit Analytics Group at Moody’s Economy.com

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GM's Saturn may be getting the boot

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Saturn, GM's star brand, has not lived up to its promise.

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UAW offers concessions, auto workers respond

Thursday, December 04, 2008

The UAW says it will make concessions to adapt to tough times. " I'm a third generation auto worker. My grandfather had his retirement watch signed by Henry Ford II." — Ken Meffo...

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Amid economic turmoil the airline industry assumes the brace position

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

"Right here in Belgium, Brussels Airlines has thrown itself in the arms of Germany's Lufthansa, which is much bigger and much richer. For Brussels Airlines, it was a matter of survi...

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Layoffs hit the virtual world as Reuters closes its Second Life bureau

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Virtual reality world Second Life loses a news bureau.

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What President-elect Obama needs to know about the Arab-Israeli conflict

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

The Arab-Israeli conflict has plagued U.S. presidents for decades. As he assumes the highest office in the nation, President-elect Barack Obama will have to grapple with tough questio...

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India looks to Pakistan for answers

Monday, December 01, 2008

"This particular group has been operating in Pakistan with complete impunity."
—Christine Fair on the attacks in Mumbai

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Minorities and morality: A growing conservative streak in the black community

Monday, December 01, 2008

California’s Proposition Eight, which bans gay marriage, has brought to light a conservative streak among African Americans. Around seventy percent of black voters in California say t...

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India: Authorities try to find out who is responsible

Monday, December 01, 2008

Sadanand Dhume speaks with John Hockenberry about how India is coming to grip with the attacks. Dhume thinks the regional repercussions will be the story as we look ahead for the ...

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Leftover music to go with your turkey and potatoes

Friday, November 28, 2008

For some people, the best thing about Thanksgiving dinner is the leftovers. But it isn’t just turkey and potatoes that qualify as leftovers. When it comes to music, methodical compo...

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The Indian-American community reacts to the Mumbai terror attacks

Friday, November 28, 2008

For insight into how the Indian-American community here at home is reacting to the events in Mumbai, we spoke with Amy Paul, the Development Director at the Northern Manhattan Coaliti...

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Russia's President Medvedev to visit Cuba

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrives in Cuba today after a trip through Latin America that included visits to Venezuela and Brazil. The Takeaway talks to the BBC's correspondent ...

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Expanded bailout plan aims to help out little guys

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson has announced a new $800 billion rescue plan that includes a commitment of $200 billion to increase the availability of student loans, auto loans and ...

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"Anatomy of a Meltdown:" profiling Ben Bernanke amidst the economic crisis

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The man at the center of the current U.S. financial crisis is Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. The Takeaway talks to New Yorker Staff writer John Cassidy, who profiled Bernanke for his late...

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Competing press conferences from the president and president-elect

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Monday was a study in competing press conferences. One very popular president-elect stood surrounded by top minds as he unveiled his economic team, while one very embattled lame-duck ...

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Bailout and stimulus plans in U.S. and U.K.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Faced with the same economic crisis currently gripping the rest of the globe, Britain has unveiled an economic stimulus plan of its own, with some striking similarities and difference...

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The difficult 1963 Thanksgiving

Monday, November 24, 2008

"Johnson was never a match for the man from Camelot, but Lyndon Johnson had to make that most abrupt of transitions during Thanksgiving, 1963." --John Hockenberry on Thanksg...

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Analysis: $20-billion Citigroup rescue

Monday, November 24, 2008

Henny Sender of the Financial Times and Peter Morici of the University of Maryland provide two takes on the U.S. government's plan to inject $20-billion into Citigroup. "This i...

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