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Monday, November 25, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a speech during a press conference at the CICG (Centre International de Conferences Geneve) after talks over Iran's nuclear programme in Geneva. Nov. 24, 2013 (ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty)

World Powers Reach Deal With Iran on Nuclear Program | In Harm's Way: The Faces of Gun Violence | Labor Dispute Causes Boeing to Take Flight from Seattle | FCC May Lift Cell Phone Airplane Ban | Revisiting the Dark and Toxic Tale of Love Canal | 'One Red Rose' Sets JFK's Assassination to Music

Deal Reached With Iran on Nuclear Program

The interim nuclear agreement with Iran is a potential game changer. The deal has been met with a mixed reception, but many see this development as significant. Mark Fitzpatrick, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Non-Proliferation at the U.S. State Department who is now with the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and Gary Sick, a senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Middle East Institute and author of “All Fall Down: America’s Tragic Encounter with Iran,” discuss how the deal came about and what's next for Iran and the U.S.

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In Harm's Way: The Faces of Gun Violence

Since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a year ago, more than 30,000 people in the United States have died from gunfire, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Slate. Kathleen Horan is a reporter at WNYC Radio. She profiled 10 children killed by gunfire in New York City in the past year in an attempt to put a face, a voice and a story to these statistics. Kathleen joins us today to discuss her findings. 

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Seattle Labor Dispute Causes Boeing to Take Flight

Earlier this month, Boeing machinists in Seattle refused a new contract. Now, Boeing is looking for a new location to build the 777x, a place where unions have less of a foothold. Washington State is still lobbying to keep 777x production at home. But Aviation Industry Analyst Scott Hamilton explains why the state expects a lot of outside competition and what this means for American labor overall.

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FCC May Lift Cell Phone Airplane Ban

The Federal Communications Commission is poised to make a decision on whether to lift the ban on cell phones in flight. Now the cell phone proposition has flight crews up in arms—and passengers aren't so sure how they feel about it, either. Barbara Peterson, senior aviation correspondent for Condé Nast Traveler, looks at the changes ahead, and what we can expect as the holiday travel season kicks off.

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Revisiting the Dark and Toxic Tale of Love Canal

The Retro Report documentary team takes us back to 1978, when residents of Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York got some shocking news about the disposal of toxic chemicals in their community: In the 1940s and 50s, Hooker Chemical company had dumped 21,800 tons of toxic waste in the canal. Thirty-five years later, J. P. Olsen, producer for Retro Report, reports on what he found when he went back to the community.

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'One Red Rose' Sets JFK's Assassination to Music

Composer Steven Mackey was only 7-years-old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. But he still has vivid memories from the tragedy, and he wrote the musical piece "One Red Rose" in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination. "One Red Rose" was commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Yellow Barn, and the Nasher Center. It premiered at Carnegie Hall in February 2013 and is being performed in Dallas this weekend by The Brentano string quartet.

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