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On the September 13th edition of "The New York Times Close Up," Sam Roberts talks to Fordham Law Schoool Professor Zephyr Teachout about her loss to Andrew Cuomo in Tuesday's Democratic gubernatorial primary, and whether her future plans include endorsing the governor.

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Lucinda Franks discusses her memoir, "Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me," about her life with husband Robert Morgenthau, the longtime Manhattan District Attorney.

The writer and naturalist Diane Ackerman talks about how humanity's sense of wonder transforms civilization in her latest book, "The Human Age: The World Shaped by Us," recently reviewed in the Sunday Times Book Review.

New York Times film critic A.O. Scott looks at human foibles in his article in the current Sunday Times Magazine's special Culture issue.

And the New York Times reporters roundtable convenes.

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Produced in association with The New York Times, The New York Times Close Up gives viewers an inside preview of the most compelling reports from Sunday's Times, with the correspondents who filed the stories.

The show is hosted by New York Times Urban Affairs Correspondent Sam Roberts, and features Times reporters, columnists and editors examining the week's top New York City stories.

The hour-long program airs each Saturday at 10 p.m. and repeats each Sunday at 10 a.m.

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