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New York, NY

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Join us for a curated presentation of special programs from public radio producers across the country. Specials air every weekend - Saturdays at 6AM on 93.9 FM and 2PM on AM 820. Sundays at 8PM on AM 820 and at other times as scheduled.

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212-433-9692


Episodes

Freakonimics Radio: The Power of the President - and the Thumb

3/24/2012
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In thisepisode we ask a simple, heretical question: How much does the President of the United States really matter? Stephen Dubner talks to former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, economists Austan Goolsbee and Justin Wolfers, and constitutional scholar Bernadette Meyler about how the President’s actual influence can be measured. And Steve Levitt weighs in on how the President shapes the nation. Also in this episode, we look at another supposed truism: hitchhiking is terribly dangerous....

Duration: 00:59:25


RelationShow

2/14/2012
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This Valentine’s Day, RelationShow pillow talks with the fabulous Carrie Fisher (seriously—she calls us straight from her bed!) We also meet Carolyn Hax and Nick Galifianakis, whose nationally syndicated relationship advice column is going gangbusters—even though they divorced each other a decade ago. Plus, a sharp-eyed psychologist uncovers the hidden love codes in your instant messages, and we hear from New Yorkers who find novel ways to keep the romance burning. Come celebrate...

Duration: 00:58:59