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Book Banning and Money Matters
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A popular teacher in a small Texas town is suspended for recommending a graphic book to his students, and the aftermath has turned that part of the state upside down. Dave gets the story from a reporter who has been following the events, and gets a brief history on book banning from an expert on the subject. Plus Americas Money Answer Man shares some advice to save you money.
Episode Segments:
School Book Choice Uproar
At a high school in the west Texas town of Tuscola, a popular teacher is suspended for recommending a graphic book to his students. Dave gets the story from reporter Sarah Varble of the Abilene Reporters News Newspaper.
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School Book Choice Uproar Part Two
Dave gets more on the Tuscola book uproar from Sarah Varble. Then - Dave is joined by Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Deputy Director for the American Library Association's office for Intellectual Freedom, who says that books are still being banned in this day and age.
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Why Do Books Get Banned?
Dave and Deborah Caldwell-Stone continue their talk on the banning of books why are books banned, and what types of books are banned? Is this just an issue of liberal versus conservative viewpoints, or is there more to it than that?
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Making the Most of your Money
Jordan E. Goodman, "America's Money Answers Man", is Daves guest, and he has lots of great advice and information to save money on car-buying, credit cards, and more.
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Making the Most of your Money - Part Two
Jordan E. Goodman discusses how to maximize your investment returns no matter what your age or income level. Plus secrets to save money on your next automobile purchase.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Deborah Caldwell-Stone
Deborah Caldwell-Stone serves as Deputy Director for the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom, where she works on projects addressing user privacy and censorship in the library. Prior to joining the ALA, she practiced appellate law before the state and federal courts in Chicago, Illinois. She earned her J.D. with honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Jordan E. Goodman
Jordan E. Goodman is “America’s Money Answers Man” and a nationally-recognized expert on personal finance. He is a regular guest on numerous radio and television call-in shows across the country, answering questions on personal financial topics. For 18 years, Jordan was on the editorial staff of Money magazine, where he served as Wall Street correspondent. In addition, he served as weekly financial analyst on NBC News at Sunrise for 9 years and the daily business news commentator on Mutual Broadcasting System’s America in the Morning show for 8 years. He is the author of several best-selling books on personal finance, and has also written 6 special focus editions of Everyone’s Money Book on College, Credit, Financial Planning, Real Estate, Retirement Planning and Stocks, Bonds and Mutual Funds. Jordan is also a speaker and seminar leader on personal finance topics for business executives, students, associations, investment clubs, employees and others.

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