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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:09:49 -0500
Since President-elect Trump nominated Betsy DeVos, a conservative philanthropist in favor of vouchers and charter schools, to be secretary of education,Dana Goldstein, journalist who writes for Slate, The New Republic and The Marshall Project and is the author of The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession (Doubleday, 2014), looks at all the ways public education might be changed under Trump.
@DanaGoldstein: To much Republican consternation, Obama tried to reduce education profiteering. DeVos is likely to ease these regulations— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) December 8, 2016
(image) It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like the Holidays
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:47:55 -0500
Josie Long, British comedian, discusses her new stand-up show, “Something Better,” about the importance of optimism and hope after a political defeat.
→ ‘JOSIE LONG: SOMETHING BETTER’ runs Saturday at 5:30 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday at 8 p.m., Barrow Street Theater, 27 Barrow Street, at Seventh Avenue South, West Village.(image) Optimism and Humor After Losing
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:33:13 -0500
David Sanger, national security correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the current military strikes in Aleppo and the debate around President-elect Donald Trump's choices for Secretary of State.(image) International Update: Syria and Trump's Secretary of State
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 10:55:42 -0500
Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, talks about to expect from the recount process in Wisconsin (with Michigan and Pennsylvania to potentially follow) and what happens if miscounts are discovered.(image) 'Impending Crisis' for Antiquated Voting Machines
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:23:23 -0500
Tim Tebow, two-time national champion, first round NFL draft pick, and Heisman trophy winner who just signed with the New York Mets and the author of Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life's Storms (WaterBrook, 2016), talks about his new career in baseball and his charity and his faith.(image) Tim Tebow: From Football Star to Baseball Rookie
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 10:59:26 -0500
President-elect Donald Trump held a meeting with New York Times editors, reporters and columnists -- Michael Grynbaum, media correspondent at The New York Times, was there. He reflects on the meeting and the Trump-transition news of the day.
(image) Trump Meets With The New York Times