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Freakonomics Radio
Thu, 01/31/2013 - 1:00pm
Thu, 01/31/2013 - 7:00pm
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We've all heard our share of poignant and loving eulogies, but what if the deceased was (gulp) a real jerk? Ancient wisdom tells us not to speak ill of the dead, but in this very chatty age, which includes online obituaries, what happens to a person's reputation once they're no longer around to defend themselves?
Community Conversation
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 7:00pm

 

We’ll talk about the latest changes being phased in as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and what changes take place in 2014. Crystal Sarakas hosts
NPR Special Coverage
Mon, 01/21/2013 - 10:00am
Pete Souza

SPECIAL COVERAGE, 10am - 2pm ET
NPR will provide special coverage of the Inauguration from 10am ET - 2pm ET. Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will HOST the special from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, where the Inaugural ceremony will take place. They'll be joined there by White House Correspondents Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley.

SPECIAL COVERAGE, 2pm-4pm ET onWSQX
Neal Conan will host and take listener calls.

Pay
Off the Page
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 7:00pm

We all like to get paid for our work, but how do you determine if you're being properly compensated? Professor Kevin Hallock, chair of the Department of Economics at Cornell University, covers both the economic and personal dimensions in a new book called simply Pay. Dr. Hallock welcomes questions from listeners about this crucial but personal subject.

Freakonomics Radio
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:00pm
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 7:00pm

Is a college diploma really worth the paper it’s printed on?  In this episode, Stephen Dubner breaks down the costs and benefits of going to college.

Freakonomics Radio
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 1:00pm
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 7:00pm
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The Truth Is Out There…Isn’t It?  Until not so long ago, chicken feet were nothing but waste material. Now they provide enough money to keep chicken producers in the black – the US exports 300,000 metric tons of these "paws" to China and Hong Kong each year.  The first part of this episode, Stephen Dubner looks at this and other examples of weird recycling.

America Abroad
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 1:00pm
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America Abroad explores the key foreign policy challenges for the Obama administration, as a second presidential term begins. We'll hear how the war in Syria is destabilizing the Mideast, a possible solution to Europe's economic woes, and the challenges of new leadership throughout Asia.

Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts
Mon, 01/14/2013 - 9:00pm
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Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts ; DSO IN LATIN AMERICA; Vladimir Ashkenazy, cond.; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; R. Strauss: Don Juan; Mahler: Sym. No.5 (DWF 12-05)

Community Conversation
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 1:00pm
Tue, 01/15/2013 - 7:00pm

Every 2 minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. More than half of all sexual assaults are not reported to the police. Crystal Sarakas hosts this discussion on rape and the path from victim to survivor.

Wed, 01/09/2013 - 1:30pm
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Governor Andrew Cuomo will present his 2013 State of the State address, live on Wednesday, January 9th. The Broadcast will be at 1:30PM.

New York State Public Radio is offering live, anchored coverage of the New York State "State of the State" address on January 9th. Host Matt Ryan along with other guests as well as provide commentary and analysis leading into the address, and then close the program.  

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