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Time to Choose Your Health Insurance at Work
It's open enrollment season at work and you might want to do yourself a favor and consider your options. Should you consider a health insurance plan with a high deductible? Can you save money by switching plans and still get good coverage? We speak with Lesley Alderman, a "Patient Money" columnist for the New York Times.
Fall of The Wall
Germany is marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall today. The BBC's Jamie Coomarasamy joins us from Berlin.
- to montage from November 9, 1989
A Closer Look at Mohammed Atta
Reporter Daniel Brook goes back to Mohammed Atta's master's thesis to see what it tells us about the architect and urban planner who crashed a plane into the World Trade Center. Atta wrote about a traditional neighborhood in Aleppo, Syria, parts of which had been destroyed and replaced by modernist architecture.
Orange, NJ Looks Back
Have you walked by an old building and wondered about its past? Orange, New Jersey, is helping citizens learn about Orange's past thanks to the Murmur audio project — which features audio recordings of people talking about old buildings and other landmarks. Similar programs are underway in Canada, Brazil, and Ireland. We speak with Khemani Gibson of Orange High School who worked on the project and with Molly Rose Kaufman, a community worker in the city.
Music from the show
- Air, "Mike Mills"
- Herbie Hancock, "Watermelon Man"
- Tito Puente, "Royal T"
- Fred Hirsch, "Desafinado"
- Peter Dixon, "Nagog Woods"
- Rodrigo and Gabriella, "Logos"
- The Sadies, "The Mohawk"
This program aired on November 9, 2009.