Friday

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Barbershop

Shop Talk: GOP Hopefuls Beat Up On Obama In Debate

This week, the Barbershop guys discuss the last Republican primary debate before the Iowa caucuses and the official end to the Iraq war. They also question whether companies should pull ads from the reality TV show All-American Muslim.

Shop Talk: GOP Hopefuls Beat Up On Obama In Debate

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Wednesday

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Money Coach

Why Do So Few Women Have Mentors?

A good mentor can steer you to professional success. But according to a survey by LinkedIn, nearly 1 out of 5 women say they've never had a mentor at work. Host Michel Martin discusses the findings with Linked-In's Nicole Williams.

Why Do So Few Women Have Mentors?

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Music

In Your Ear: Maria Bustillos

As part of Tell Me More's occasional series 'In Your Ear,' freelance journalist and author Maria Bustillos shares songs that she enjoys listening to with her daughter. Bustillos wrote Act Like a Gentleman, Think Like a Woman.

In Your Ear: Maria Bustillos

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Tuesday

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Politics

Unions Push For Protests Throughout D.C.

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about the 'Take Back the Capitol' protests with Elisabeth Jacobs of the Brookings Institution. They discuss how progressive groups and unions are making these demonstrations different from the 'Occupy' movement.

Unions Push For Protests Throughout D.C.

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Money Coach

Know How To Decode Insurance Benefits?

For many workers, December means open enrollment time. To learn about the differences between an HMO and a PPO, host Michel Martin speaks with Michelle Andrews, a consumer columnist for Kaiser Health News.

Know How To Decode Insurance Benefits?

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Parenting

Men Rethink Boundaries Of Mentoring

In light of the child sexual abuse scandal at Penn State, host Michel Martin explores the challenges of mentoring and how that role is changing. She speaks with a diverse panel of mentors: two fathers and a young journalist.

Men Rethink Boundaries Of Mentoring

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Monday

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Books

In 'Salvage The Bones,' Family's Story Of Survival

Jesmyn Ward's novel adopts a teen's perspective, showing how one black Mississippi family endured poverty, sexual abuse and violence, and then braved Hurricane Katrina. Salvage The Bones won the 2011 National Book Award for fiction. Ward speaks with host Michel Martin.

In 'Salvage The Bones,' Family's Story Of Survival

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