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    Early 20th-Century New York City

    David Von Drehle and Daniel Okrent talked about historical events in New York City. Mr. Von Drehle is the author of Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press.…

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    David Von Drehle on Civic Duty and News

    Washington Post columnist David Von Drehle discussed the question, “Could it be a civic duty to tune out the news?”

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    Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    Mr. Von Drehle talked about his book, Triangle: The Fire That Changed America. He described the Triangle Shirtwaist fire on March 25, 1911, in New York’s Greenwich Village that killed 146 people.…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments. Jack Nelson talked by telephone about the revelation the previous day of the identity of “Deep Throat,” an anonymous source for the Watergate news…

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    Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

    Mr. Von Drehle was interviewed about his book, Triangle: The Fire That Changed America, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. He described the Triangle Shirtwaist fire in 1911 in New York’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for audience comments discussing the news of the day including, prescription drug plan benefits. Mr. Von Drehle commented by telephone about headline news stories.

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    Contemporary Society and the Death Penalty

    A reporter, two lawyers, a states attorney, and a legal scholar discussed the legality, use, and impact of capital punishment in the U.S.

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    News Review

    Mr. Birnbaum, Mr. Lauter, and Mr. Von Drehle spoke about events of the past week, particularly the passage of a budget plan by the Senate last night. Other topics included the status of Sumpreme…

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