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Monday, September 13, 2010

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  • Can America's infrastructure be saved?
    A recent report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers gives the United States a cumulative grade of D in infrastructure. Will President Obama's plan for $50 billion to repair the nations roads, rails, and runways be enough for significant improvement?9:06 a.m.
    Robert Puentes: Senior Fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.
    Barry LePatner: Founder of the law firm LePatner & Associates and author of the forthcoming book "Too Big to Fall: America's Failing Infrastructure and the Way Forward."
  • In search of Utopia
    A long-standing fascination with utopian thought led writer J.C. Hallman on a journey to six modern utopian projects. In the process, he found in these communities a desire to make things better that he believes is missing in much of modern-day America.10:06 a.m.
    J.C. Hallman: Author of "In Utopia". His other books include "The Chess Artist" and "The Devil is a Gentleman." He currently teaches english at St. Thomas University.

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