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  • Cesar Chavez, Crusader and Activist

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    Biographer Miriam Pawel discusses the life and political career of the activist leader who founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation.

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  • Preserving Documentaries at IFC

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    Academy Award-winning director DA Pennebaker and DOC NYC artistic director Thom Powers explain why many classic documentary films are in danger.

  • A White Guy Walks into a Black Barbershop

    As high-end restaurants and luxury condos come to represent a diversifying Harlem, the barbershops remain largely black establishments. But patrons and shop owners are starting to adapt.



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  • Citi Bike 2.0

    The new head of New York's bike share company didn't mince words: “Things were broken when we came in.” Now, he said Citi Bike is tackling some of the system's biggest problems.

  • 'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

    WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

  • State Lawmakers Announce Budget Deal

    The proposed $142 billion spending plan is expected to go to lawmakers for a final vote early this week following weeks of closed-door negotiations.

  • As Schumer Ascends, Menendez Fights for Political Life

    Two local U.S. Senators find themselves in the headlines, for very different reasons.

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  • Hillary's Email Controversy Hasn't Changed Much For 2016

    Three weeks after Hillary Clinton's widely covered news conference about her use of private emails as secretary of state, polls continue to show her ahead of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race.

  • Noah Baumbach Explains Why HBO Dropped "The Corrections"

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    The director Noah Baumbach explains why his adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" for HBO fell through, and why he may just not be cut out for TV.

  • Small Batch Edition: Talking 'X-Files' With Kumail Nanjiani

    On today's Small Batch Edition of Pop Culture Happy Hour, we talk to comedian, actor and podcaster Kumail Nanjiani about the return of The X-Files — a TV show about which he has a podcast.

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