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    Ask Governor Murphy: Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023

    Ask Governor Murphy — when New Jersey's governor spends an hour answering our questions and yours — returns to WNYC Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023 at 7 p.m. The discussion is hosted by WNYC Senior Reporter Nancy Solomon, in cooperation with partner stations WBGO and WHYY — and with you. We want to know what you would Ask Governor Murphy. Tell us using this form, or tweet with #AskGovMurphy during the show. Listen live Wednesday night at 7 p.m., on 93.9 FM, AM 820 or stream the show at WNYC.org. ...

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    PBS NewsHour full episode

    Tuesday on the NewsHour, the extended ceasefire in the Middle East allows more hostages to be released while the U.S. pushes Israel to avoid displacing more civilians in Gaza once fighting resumes. A group of women sues Texas for its abortion law's lack of exceptions for pregnancy complications. Plus, what's making nurses especially susceptible to burnout and the risks to patient health. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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    Are we there yet? How about now?

    We’ve been talking about making an economic “soft landing” for over a year — but how will the Federal Reserve know we’re there? In this episode, Chicago Fed President Austan Goolsbee tells us what indicators he looks at to gauge inflation trends and why cooling the economy is sorta like cooking a turkey. Plus, we’ll answer some business world questions: How is the chemicals sector doing after a pandemic boom? Why are corporate profits trending down? What does a board of directors do?

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    Newshour, 28/11/2023 21:06 GMT

    Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

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    Shop Listener 2023: Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island

    Shop Listener is back for the 2023 holiday season. Listeners call in to shout out their brick-and-mortar businesses located in Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island ahead of the holidays, for a Brian Lehrer Show listener-sourced gift guide.

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    Inflation and Pessimistic Americans

    Inflation is easing, but Americans are still pessimistic about the economy. Catherine Rampell, opinion columnist at The Washington Post, political/economic commentator at CNN, special correspondent at PBS NewsHour and a contributor to Marketplace, shares inflation numbers, and some analysis about the disconnect between the economy and how people feel about it.

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    Inflation Pessimism; Climate Optimism; Remembering Rosalynn Carter; NYT's Best Books of 2023; Sen. Gillibrand; Shop Listener: The Outer Boroughs

    On today's show: Inflation is easing, but Americans are still pessimistic about the economy. Catherine Rampell, opinion columnist at The Washington Post, political/economic commentator at CNN, special correspondent at PBS NewsHour and a contributor to Marketplace, shares inflation numbers, and some analysis about the disconnect between the economy and how people feel about it. The Fifth National Climate Assessment, a government mandated report on climate change, was released mid-November. Kate...

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    'School Pictures' at Playwrights Horizons, Nellie McKay Performs Live, The Story of an HIV Medical Scandal, Cocktails for Holiday Season

    "School Pictures," a new one-person show at Playwrights Horizons, takes aim at the education system in New York, especially the High School admissions process. The show is written and performed by Milo Cramer, a former tutor, and they join to discuss their production, which Vulture calls "completely wonderful." "School Pictures" runs through December 3. Singer and songwriter Nellie McKay stops by to perform from her latest album, Hey Guys, Watch This. A new book uncovers a medical scandal that...

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    An HIV Medical Scandal in 'Blood Farm'

    A new book uncovers a medical scandal that led to HIV infections of around 8,000 people in the United States, and many more in the UK. Blood Farm: The Explosive Big Pharma Scandal That Altered the AIDS Crisis details how a cure for promised hemophilia relied on contaminated blood plasma, collected in locations like nightclubs and prisons. Cara McGoogan, the book's author and host of the investigative podcast of the same subject, Bed of Lies, joins us to explain.

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    Nellie McKay Performs Live

    Singer and songwriter Nellie McKay stops by to perform from her latest album, Hey Guys, Watch This.

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    NYT's 10 Best Books of 2023

    Gilbert Cruz, Book Review editor at The New York Times, announces The New York Times Book Review's 10 best books of 2023. → To check out the full list, click here.

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    A Climate Scientist's Optimism

    Kate Marvel, climate scientist at the environmental nonprofit Project Drawdown, and a lead author on The Fifth National Climate Assessment, a government-mandated report on climate change, which was released mid-November, breaks down the warnings — and the climate solutions — laid out in the assessment.