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Lost & Found Sound and Beyond

Monday, December 20, 2004

"Lost & Found Sound and Beyond" is the second anthology of greatest hits from the Peabody Award winning Lost & Found Sound radio series, heard over the last five years on NPR's All Things Considered. A collection of eccentric, endangered and undiscovered sounds and oral traditions, this special two-hour program ...

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No Place to Hide: America's New Surveillance Society

Monday, December 20, 2004

In the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, the U.S. government has embraced new tools and new powers to track the movements of people within America's borders. While headlines about increased scrutiny may seem familiar, most Americans don't know the half of it. Government and the private sector are busily ...

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The 2004 Third Coast Festival Broadcast

Monday, November 15, 2004

 

Chosen from more than hundreds of entries from around the world, these programs represent some of the best documentary work being produced today. The stories, sounds, and voices in the Festival broadcast are a great companion during long holiday weekends, and celebrate the best that public radio has to ...

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NPR Books

Monday, October 25, 2004

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StoryCorps on WNYC

Thursday, September 16, 2004

At the StoryCorps booth in Grand Central Terminal, ordinary Americans interview each other about their lives. Today from StoryCorps, Barbara Paer, 87 years old, tells her daughter Shelley Rubin about meeting Shelley's father.

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2004 Pulitzer Prize Winners on WNYC

Thursday, April 08, 2004

Leonard Lopate Show

Drama winner Doug Wright ("I Am My Own Wife") March 23, 2004
» Listen to the interview

Fiction winner Edward P. Jones (The Known World) October 16, 2003
» Listen to the interview

Biography winner William Taubman (Khrushchev: ...

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The Idea of Ancestry

Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Good Morning this is Traci Morris. I want to share a poem with you today by Etheridge Knight called “The Idea of Ancestry.” As we gather during this holiday time- I think about people who are alone, can't be with their families. Etheridge Knight was in prison when ...

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5 Favorite Things

Monday, December 15, 2003

We've asked all the WNYC personalities to look back on the year and tell us their 5 favorite things about 2003. From street names to horseraces, the pickings are neither slim nor expected. Enjoy!

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New York City Holiday Foods

Tuesday, December 02, 2003

MANHATTAN

Fauchon
442 Park Ave
New York, NY
(212) 308-5919

Gertel's Bakery
55 Hester Street
New York, NY
(212) 982-3250

Café Roma
385 Broome
New York, NY
(212) 226-8413

Payard Patisserie & Bistro

1032 Lexington Ave
Between 73rd and 74th Sts. ...

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What Can I Say?

Thursday, September 25, 2003

"You want to send a message? Call Western Union," said Sam Goldwyn.

Right now, as "loyalty" and "treason" are being redefined by world events, so are cultural expressions of patriotism and dissent. From "message" pictures in the old Hollywood, to morale-building songs, to satirists' comic visions, politics and mass ...

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Fashion Week

Thursday, September 11, 2003

As Fashion Week begins in New York City, Morning Edition kicks off a five-part series examining the business and spectacle of the style industry. The series follows a young designer as she prepares a show alongside the biggest names in the business, explores what goes into making great music for ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

5. The first settlers had to know which of the local plants were edible. Today, some people still forage - gather wild plants - to eat and cook with. Which common plant, readily recognized and found EVERYWHERE, is picked and eaten?

Answer: That pesky weed, the ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

4. As the first link in the food chain, plants are the basis of human diet. But plants need to grow in soil. What percentage of the land of New York has NOT been paved over, in other words - has exposed soil?

Answer: A major soil ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

2. The water provided by the New York City water system is surface water, that is, it comes from rain and snow and ice melt. Pulled along by gravity, water flows down. It flows into creeks, streams, rivers and then into lakes and reservoirs. Where does the water that supplies ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

3. The many miles of tunnels and pipes carry the water from its sources to its destination, the homes and businesses, the decorative fountains and swimming pools of our city. How much water is supplie d to this thirsty city and its surrounding areas daily?

Answer: ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

1. One of the greatest visionary engineering feats of modern times was the construction of the New York City water supply system. When did this magnificent design celebrate its initial success?

Answer: Begun in 1837, the construction of the first aqueducts to transport water from the Croton River ...

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The Natural Resources of New York City

Wednesday, September 03, 2003

When European settlers came here in the 17th century, they had to consider the natural resources that were necessary to sustain life…..water, food, shelter.

First and foremost, people need a dependable source of fresh water, which in the early days was provided by clean streams, lakes and springs. People also ...

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Radiolab Fundraising Special

Thursday, June 12, 2003

On Air:

  • Friday, June 13 at 3pm on 93.9 FM
  • Saturday, June 14 at 4pm on AM 820
  • Sunday, June 15 at 4pm on 93.9 FM
  • Monday, June 16 at 2pm on AM 820

     

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    Hairs Looking at You

    Monday, June 09, 2003

    Rock-musical "Hairspray" piled up eight awards Sunday at the 57th Tony Awards for excellence on Broadway while "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Take Me Out" shared major dramatic honors.

    "Hairspray," the musical about an overweight high school girl in Baltimore based on the campy 1988 John Waters film, ...

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    Hairspray, Movin' Out lead Tony Award Nominations

    Monday, May 12, 2003

    NEW YORK, NY -- The Tony Award nominations for the 2002-03 Broadway season were announced this morning at Sardi's restaurant by film actress Melanie Griffith and two-time Tony winner John Lithgow.

    Leading the nominations was Hairspray, the musical about an overweight high school girl in Baltimore based on the ...

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