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Politics and the Arts

Wednesday, September 05, 2001

WNYC's Judith Kampfner begins her report in the West Village, at the 20 year old home of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

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Housing

Tuesday, September 04, 2001

HOUSING - WHERE THEY STAND FERNANDO FERRER (Democrat) A comprehensive 10 year plan to address the city's housing emergency: A $1.3 billion dollar capital investment per year, including $300 million in city funds and $1 billion in leveraged resources. A production target of 150,000 units of affordable housing across this ...

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Meet Peter Vallone

Friday, August 31, 2001

But as WNYC?s Andrea Bernstein reports, even with those three decades in government, Mr. Vallone still has to introduce himself to voters.

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Transportation Issues in the Election

Friday, August 31, 2001

This city is crowded and the problem is only getting worse. But what can be done about it? As part of WNYC?s election coverage, Patricia Willens reports on how the next mayor could improve transportation.

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Asian-Americans in Queens

Thursday, August 30, 2001

The challenge, as WNYC’s Marianne McCune reports, will be garnering support from every corner of Flushing’s diverse population.

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"Together"

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Entertainment weekly film critic and WNYC's cultural advisor, Owen Gleiberman, is here with a look.

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Chinatown City Council Race

Thursday, August 30, 2001

Paul Lee, a businessman and community leader from Chinatown, talks about the issues in a city council race where several Asian-American candidates are also vying for the seat.

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Dance on Wall Street

Wednesday, August 29, 2001

On Sunday, the Downtown Dance Festival kicked of its 20th Anniversary of bringing outdoor performances to lower Manhattan's parks, plazas and piers. Reporter Alicia Zuckerman was there.

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The Jade Scorpion

Friday, August 24, 2001

There's a new Woody Allen movie out. Our Cultural Advisor Owen Gleiberman takes a look at "The Jade Scorpion" and Woody Allen's career.

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Meet Herman Badillo

Thursday, August 23, 2001

The former congressman and Bronx borough president has made 3 previous runs for mayor… all as a Democrat. Now a Republican, he faces an uphill battle in next month’s primary against Michael Bloomberg. As WNYC’s Beth Fertig reports, Mr. Badillo believes he’s better prepared than ever because of his latest ...

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Crown Heights Remembered

Wednesday, August 22, 2001

Ten years ago tomorrow the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights erupted into violence, as the area's black and Jewish residents clashed with the police and each other. WNYC recently spoke with Crown Heights residents, community leaders, and city officia

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Freelance Writers

Wednesday, August 22, 2001

But, as Patricia Willens reports, after the rally the bigger battle still looms for monetary damages and for real change in the industry.

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    The Public Advocate Hopefuls

    Wednesday, August 22, 2001

    Since 1994, the office has been defined by the often antagonistic relationship between the current Public Advocate Mark Green and Mayor Giuliani. With Mr. Green's departure and a new incoming mayor, the office is destined to change. WNYC’s Kaari Pitkin has this report on the democratic contenders.

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      Writers and the Internet

      Wednesday, August 22, 2001

      Here's the latest twist in a 10-year fight over freelance writers' claims to material re-used electronically. The U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of freelancers and against the Times, in one of the first major decisions dealing with copyright law and

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      The Office of Controller

      Wednesday, August 22, 2001

      The two democratic candidates running for New York City Controller faced off in their first debate. Herb Berman and Bill Thompson are seeking the second most powerful elected office in the city, it's also one of the least known. WNYC's Jeremiah Johnson fi

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      Power to the People: How Energy Concerns are Shaping Local Races

      Tuesday, August 21, 2001

      It's hard to escape talk of power plants in Greenpoint, even when residents have gathered to talk about something else….like New York City's bid to host the Olympics in 2012. Perhaps the heat and humidity outside the meeting room at the Polish National Home had something to do with it.



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      Kathy Boudin To Go Before Parole Board: Exclusive Interview

      Tuesday, August 21, 2001

      In a getaway attempt in a U-haul truck two police officers were killed. The passenger in the truck, Kathy Boudin, the daughter of a prominent lawyer and a Bryn Mawr graduate, pleaded guilty to her role in the robbery, and was sentenced to 20 years to life. This week, she ...

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      Movie Review: Ghost Stories

      Thursday, August 16, 2001

      "The Others", starring Nicole Kidman, is an old-dark-house mystery about a terrified mother who may or may not be seeing things. And then there's another haunted movie the indie shocker "Session 9". Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly's film critic has seen both movies...he's is talking to WNYC's Richard Hake.

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