Thursday, November 27, 2014

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The New York Times Close Up

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On the November 29 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," Sam Roberts talks with former Schools Chancellor Joel Klein about new ways to help teachers teach and students learn – the subject of his new book, "Lessons of Hope: How to Fix Our Schools."

Ronnie Lowenstein, who was recently reappointed to a fourth term as the head of the Independent Budget Office, discusses her priorities in the months ahead.

Times Investigative Reporter Ian Urbina looks at the secret life of passwords in the Sunday Magazine.

Times editor Mike McElroy explains how viewers can participate in the The Times Neediest Cases Fund, now in its 103rd year.

Former Times reporter Julie Salamon looks at a special cat in the city.

And on this Thanksgiving weekend, tribute is paid to 11 million residents of this country, each with hope for their new lives.

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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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