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On this week’s edition of Beat The Press, Emily Rooney was joined by Adam Reilly of WGBH News; Roy Harris, formerly of The Economist Group and the Wall Street Journal; Mike Nikitas, former NECN anchor; and Callie Crossley of WGBH News.
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