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July 24 guests: Niall Ferguson, Cathie Black

Friday, July 24th, 2009

This week, Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Harvard economist and author Niall Ferguson on what a post-recession New York City might look like, and with the president of Hearst Magazines, Cathie Black, on moving Hearst Magazines into the digital age.

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Web Exclusive Video: MTA infrastructure projects to help commuters

Friday, June 19th, 2009

ITENY reports on a New York Transit Museum exhibit highlighting the MTA’s efforts to improve commuting in the city. Four major MTA projects, which range from $1.4 billion to more than $7 billion, include the Fulton transit center and the Second Avenue subway extension. “This is a way of kind of seeing what the future of New York transportation is going to be,” says Robert Del Bagno, the senior manager of exhibits at the museum.

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June 18 guests: Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, Mayor Bloomberg

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

This week Andrew Sorkin speaks with former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer about issues surrounding the current financial crisis, and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who addresses the city’s budget, education system and the MTA.. This is Eliot Spitzer’s first interview on public television since his highly-publicized resignation.

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April 23 guests: Gov. Ed Rendell, Woody Johnson, James Surowiecki, Michael Hickey

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

This week Woody Johnson, philanthropist and owner of the New York Jets, speaks to Andrew Ross Sorkin about the new stadium slated to open in the Meadowlands in 2010.

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell discusses his plans on ramping up infrastructure including his vision for a high-speed rail system that could ferry passengers from Philadelphia to NYC in a half-hour.

And New Yorker columnist James Surowiecki discusses his contrarian view on the economy.

Be sure to also check out our online exclusive interview with Michael Hickey, executive director of the Center for New York City Neighborhoods, an organization helping New Yorkers facing foreclosure issues.

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Foreclosure Help: An Online Exclusive Interview

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

As the number of foreclosed homes in New York rises, there is one place New Yorkers can find help. In our first It’s the Economy, NY online interview, we spoke with Michael Hickey, executive director of the Center for New York City Neighborhoods. The center, created in 2007, is a not-for-profit organization that works with other groups in the city that offer legal services, counseling, community outreach and educational activities for those facing foreclosure. Read More …

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Feb. 26 guests: Governor Paterson, Tom Suozzi

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

This week Gov. David Paterson talks with Andrew Ross Sorkin about New York state’s finances and what the stimulus package will mean for New York. Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi explains how his county — the second wealthiest in New York state — will try to reinvent itself amid demographic shifts and the financial crisis.

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Feb. 19 guests: Charles Schumer, Jonathan Rose

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

This week Andrew Sorkin speaks with Sen. Charles Schumer on what the stimulus package means for New York, and Developer Jonathan Rose on the greening of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Feb. 19 Poll: What Should the Government do About the Mortgage Crisis?

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

President Barack Obama announced a $75 billion three-part plan to aid struggling homeowners that would go into effect March 4. What do you think will help fix the mortgage crisis? Please take our poll, and tell us what you think in the comments. Read More …

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Feb. 12 guests: Jim Cramer, Jeff Madrick, Carol Kellermann and Dylan Lauren

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

This week Andrew Sorkin talks with CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer and author Jeff Madrick on the bank bailout plan, Carol Kellermann, president of Citizens Budget Commission on the city budget, and Dylan Lauren, owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, to learn if candy sells in a sour economy.

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Feb. 12 Poll — What Do You Think About the Stimulus Package?

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

President Obama praised the $789 billion economic stimulus package that is close to having congressional approval. What do you think? Take the poll. Read More …

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