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American History Pop Quiz

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Kenneth C. Davis, author of the "Don't Know Much About" series, quizzes us on our knowledge of American history.
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Tom Brokaw's 'Lucky Life'

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Veteran journalist Tom Brokaw talks about his latest memoir and his battle with cancer.
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Inside Saudi Arabia

Thursday, July 02, 2015

A former ambassador to Saudi Arabia shares what he learned from working with the country he calls our most misunderstood ally.
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The New City Budget

Thursday, July 02, 2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito talks about the latest city budget and criminal justice reform legislation.
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Liberal Supreme Court Justices Coordinate for Key Victories

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The New York Times' Supreme Court reporter explains how bloc voting by liberal justices affected the recent rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage.
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A Bit of Stephen Fry

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

British actor and comedian Stephen Fry talks about his life and career in his new memoir.
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What Changes Have You Seen in Neighborhood Policing?

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A call-in for listeners to report observations from their neighborhood and how policing has changed in the last year.
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FBI Examines Prison Security After Escape

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

With the manhunt over, new questions of how the prisoners escaped in first place get re-visited.
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Chris Christie: GOP Top Brash

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A closer look at one of the most outspoken GOP presidential candidates.
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Puerto Rico's "Unpayable" Debt

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. talks about Puerto Rico's debt and what he'd like to see from leaders in Washington.
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In Rare Moment of Unburdening, de Blasio Accuses Cuomo of Petty Politicking

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Mayor de Blasio says Governor Cuomo has acted out of personal interest and political "revenge" rather than in the best interest of his constituents.
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Puerto Rico in Debt; Prison Manhunt Prompts FBI Investigation; Stephen Fry

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

De Blasio lashes out at Cuomo; New Jersey's GOP field; your neighborhood policing; Puerto Rico's debt; FBI investigates prison security; actor and comedian Stephen Fry.
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Threats of an ISIS Attack Over Independence Day

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New York Times foreign correspondent Rukmini Callimachi gives an update on the latest ISIS attacks and assesses Rep. Peter King's alarm about the possibility of a domestic attack.
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Iran Deadline Approaching

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Today's deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran still has some negotiators questioning how to move forward on the preliminary agreement reached two months ago.
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Christie Tells It Like It Is, Enters Presidential Race

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is "telling it like it is" this morning with his announcement that he will run for president.
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Taking Down the Flag

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Jelani Cobb, a contributor to The New Yorker, and New York Times' Jonathan Martin explain bipartisan effort to remove the Confederate flag from South Carolina's statehouse grounds.
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What Now for Ramapo Schools?

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New York State Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) talks about what's in store for the embattled school district in East Ramapo.
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Iran Nuclear Deal; Taking Down the Confederate Flag; Christie’s Big Announcement

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Iran's nuclear deal; the latest ISIS attacks; what's next for East Ramapo schools; bipartisan efforts to remove the Confederate flag; and Christie's announcement.
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Sanity Self-Help

Monday, June 29, 2015

This installation in our School of Life philosophical self-help series applies best practices from neuroscience and psychotherapy to help us gain mastery over our subconscious processes.
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A Big Week for The Baritone in Chief

Monday, June 29, 2015

Slate's John Dickerson joins us to recap President Obama's busy week, from singing "Amazing Grace" at a eulogy in Charleston to seeing Obamacare survive the Supreme Court.
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