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WQXR's Instrument Drive and the Film it Inspired


The WQXR Instrument Drive is back in action, now through April 17th! Graham Parker, General Manager of WQXR and Vice President of NYPR, discusses the ongoing WQXR instrument drive. And listeners call in to share their favorite instrument stories. The 201


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 April 13, 2016  14m
 
 

30 Issues | The Democrats' Visions of 'Too Big To Fail'


Mike Konczal, a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute who blogs about economics at "Rortybomb," looks at how either democratic candidate would address the idea of "too big to fail" if elected president. Contrary to the takes, Sanders's Daily News answers on


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 April 13, 2016  29m
 
 

Meet the Candidate: Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky


New York State Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky (D-20), representing the South Shore of Long Island, makes his case to fill the open seat previously held by recently convicted Republican Dean Skelos.


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 April 13, 2016  10m
 
 

The Candidates Fight for New York


The most prominent piece of news in the 2016 election today comes from a non-candidate: Speaker Paul Ryan has clarified publicly (and emphatically) that no, he will not run for the GOP nomination. Anna Palmer, Senior Washington Correspondent for POLITICO


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 April 13, 2016  38m
 
 

Library Awards Finalists


Jelani Cobb, awards judge, associate professor of history and the director of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut, staff writer for The New Yorker, and the author of The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progr


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 April 12, 2016  14m
 
 

Why Racism Lingers


Ibram Kendi, assistant professor of African American history at the University of Florida and the author of Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (Nation Books, 2016), looks at the lives and thinking of prominent A


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 April 12, 2016  17m
 
 

#ConvinceCat, Our Undecided Voter


Last week on the Brian Lehrer Show, a caller named Cat said she donated to both Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton’s campaigns but she can’t decide who to vote for in the primary. Today, Cat’s back and she’s all ears! Listeners called in to convince Cat


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 April 12, 2016  22m
 
 

Meet the Candidates: Assembly 65 (Replacing Sheldon Silver)


Meet the three candidates running in the April 19th special election to replace Sheldon Silver in the 65th Assembly District on the Lower East Side: Alice Cancel, from the Democratic County Committee Lester Chang, from the Manhattan Republican Party Yuh-


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 April 12, 2016  28m
 
 

New Jersey Transit Eavesdrops on Your Commute


Your next conversation on a New Jersey Transit train might be recorded. New surveillance measures include adding video and audio recording devices to some light rail trains, intended to deter and track criminal behavior. Jeanne LoCicero, the deputy legal


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 April 12, 2016  24m
 
 

Councilmember Ulrich for Kasich


This conversation is part of a series of interviews with representatives of each of the 2016 candidates. Click here to see more. One of the few Republicans on the City Council, Councilmember Eric Ulrich (R-32), is supporting Ohio governor John Kasich in


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 April 11, 2016  14m