Sandy cleanup; Brown rivals close in; The rise and fall of Circuit City

Today on NewsTalk, we looked at the mammoth cleanup challenge facing state and local leaders in New York and New Jersey. Our guest: Homeland Security editor David Silverberg, who recently wrote a book on the role of leadership in disaster response. Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis talked about DC Councilman’s bid for another term. Brown has been dogged by missteps in his personal life, leading to speculation Tuesday’s battle with several challengers could be close. In our last segment, former Circuit City CEO Alan Wurtzel talked about the consumer electronic chain’s 60-year rise and demise. We also talked about corporate strategy and the latest trends in retail.

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Thursday at 10am: Virginia voters to decide eminent domain question