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Fri July 22, 2011
Barbershop

'Shop Talk': Will NFL Lockout Stay In Limbo?

The Barbershop guys weigh in on President Obama's birthday wish, Thursday's pending agreement to end the NFL lockout, and the feud between Republican Rep. Allen West and DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Host Michel Martin speaks with author Jimi Izrael, civil rights attorney Arsalan Iftikhar, Republican strategist Ron Christie and NPR Correspondent Mike Pesca.

10:00am

Fri July 22, 2011
Law

Bloomberg To Bind Gay Couple In Matrimony

Gay couples in N.Y. can be legally wed starting this Sunday. Numerous applications for same-sex marriages poured in, and N.Y. City Hall employed a system to randomly pick who could wed on Sunday. Mayor Bloomberg is even officiating the ceremony between John Feinblatt, his chief policy advisor, and Jonathan Mintz, Commissioner of N.Y.'s Department of Consumer Affairs. Host Michel Martin speaks with Feinblatt and Mintz about what the new law means to them and their daughters.

10:00am

Fri July 22, 2011
Economy

President Obama Talks Deficit, Jobs On NPR

Host Michel Martin interviews President Barack Obama about the Gang of Six's bipartisan debt-reduction plan, job stimulation, and which public programs he believes should be protected from spending cuts. Obama also comments on whether he thinks he has a special responsibility to look out for African-Americans' interests.

10:00am

Fri July 22, 2011
U.S.

Obama: I Want A Debt Ceiling Deal For My Birthday

Host Michel Martin continues her conversation with President Barack Obama. He comments on the criticism his wife received for ordering a high-calorie meal, and shares his feelings about turning 50.

9:16am

Fri July 22, 2011
Commentary

On Life And Ideas: A Relative's Ashes Reclaimed

NPR's Margot Adler and her son, Alex Gliedman-Adler, at the cemetery at the Zentralfriedhof, where her famous grandfather was buried. Alfred Adler, the "Founder of Individual Psychology," died in 1937.
Margot Adler

My grandfather's ashes had been missing for 74 years. He was a famous Viennese psychoanalyst: Alfred Adler, the man best known for inventing the inferiority complex and for splitting with Freud in 1911 over issues of sex and power. In 1937, he died of a heart attack while lecturing in Aberdeen, Scotland. Growing up as Adler's only grandchild, I never heard anyone talk about the whereabouts of his remains.

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