As Washington Looks the Other Way, Are Big Cities on Their Own?

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Elections for Mayor in Detroit, New York and Boston turned more on class than race this month as multi-ethnic coalitions focused on economic recovery. On this archived edition of To the Point, with further help unlikely to come from Washington, we explore whether America's big cities are now on their own. Also, will Obamacare be there for consumers on January 1? On today's Talking Point, two brothers who led the US into decades of Cold War. We talk to an author of a fraternal biography.

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Warren Olney


Evan George