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Shibley Telhami: "The World Through Arab Eyes" (Rebroadcast)

The Arab uprisings in the Middle East have profoundly altered politics in the region. Using a decade’s worth of original polling data, a political scientist explains the driving forces behind the Arab Spring and the future of Arab politics.


Christie Names N.J. Attorney General To Be Interim Senator

Jeffrey Chiesa will fill the seat vacated by the death this week of Sen. Frank Lautenberg. Chiesa will not be a candidate in the state's Oct. 16 special election.
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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom chat with Deborah Hersman, chair of the National Transportation Safety Board, and Jack Evans, longtime member of the D.C. Council and soon-to-be mayoral candidate.

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Readers' Review: "Woman At Point Zero" By Nawal El Saadawi

"Woman at Point Zero" is based on a true story about a woman whose struggles to survive poverty end with her facing execution at the same prison where the author herself was held for political activism.

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The US Job Market

The Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris, on minimum wage and the U.S. job market.

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Young 'Dreamers' Work To Shift Immigration Debate

Young undocumented immigrants share what they're doing to reframe ideas about American identity.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Rookies

As summer interns descend upon the District, we tip our hats to the newbies, novices and neophytes among us.


VIDEO: Michelle Obama's Face-To-Face With A Heckler

The first lady's confrontation with a woman who interrupted her at a fundraiser has gotten much attention. See some of what it was like.