Alec Hamilton

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

Victim Shines Spotlight on Definition of Rape

Thursday, March 07, 2013

A New York woman is leading the fight to change the way New York State defines rape. 

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Theater: Broadway Gears Up for Spring

Friday, March 01, 2013

Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Bette Midler. These are some of the big stars landing on Broadway this spring season. And even before the stars come out, a number of other shows are drawing attention.

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New Investigation Finds High Anti-psychotic Use in Nursing Homes

Friday, March 01, 2013

There is widespread and poorly regulated use of anti-psychotic medications by several New York City nursing homes, according to a new investigation by the Gotham Gazette.

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Four Seasons Heist Fits Jewelry Thieves' Pattern, Expert Says

Monday, February 18, 2013

Police continue their search for two men who made out with an unknown amount of jewels in a brazen smash-and-grab at the Four Seasons Hotel in midtown over the weekend.


Immigration, the Secretary of Defense, and Space Rocks

Monday, February 18, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the outrage over the administration's "Plan B' for immigration, the difficulty that Chuck Hagel is facing in his quest for confirmation as defense secretary, and new calls to watch the skies for threats from outer space.

Earth's Near Misses With Asteroids

Friday, February 15, 2013

A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia Friday morning. But astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that's tiny compared to asteroid 2012 DA14, which will be flying by the Earth Friday afternoon.

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Obama Outlines Bold Initiatives, Sets Up Clash with Republicans

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama covered a wide range of issues from using government money to create jobs and grow the middle class to combating climate change. He set up a clash between his administration and a deeply divided Congress over some issues such as guns and immigration.


Actors of Color Less than A Quarter of Roles on NYC Stages

Monday, February 11, 2013

A new report finds that actors of color were cast in less than a quarter of roles on New York City stages last year.


HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Weighs in On Use of Sandy Aid

Thursday, February 07, 2013

"It's the most flexible money that we have in our whole toolkit, if you will, of federal efforts after disasters."

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Cuomo Proposes Buying Flood-Prone Properties

Monday, February 04, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo has a plan to buy homes in flood-prone areas and then demolish them, creating more undeveloped coastline for the state.

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Theater: What to Watch Before Winter is Over

Monday, February 04, 2013

While spring may be the busiest time in the world of New York theater, this winter has provided stage-lovers with plenty to see. 

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As Bloomberg Threatens Veto, Quinn Says Council Will Override

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be threatening to veto a bill banning discrimination against unemployed job seekers passed by the City Council on Wednesday, but Speaker Christine Quinn is issuing a challenge of her own: a veto override.

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Brooklyn Meets the Balkans at the Zlatne Uste Golden Festival

Friday, January 18, 2013

Brooklyn is getting a taste of the Balkans this weekend. The Zlatne Uste Golden Festival, New York’s largest Balkan music event, is celebrating its 28th year of regional music, food, drink and arts starting Friday evening. 

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Seaside Heights Faces ‘Economic Suicide’ If Boardwalk Isn’t Rebuilt by May

Friday, January 18, 2013

The iconic boardwalk where generations of families and teens got their first taste of the Jersey Shore is being rebuilt after it was destroyed by Sandy. Seaside Heights Mayor William Akers says the boardwalk should be restored by Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer.


As the Sandy Debris Accumulates, Some Question How Best to Handle It

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The destruction from Sandy is expected to leave more than 12 million cubic yards of debris in New York state and New Jersey. The vast majority of it will be taken to landfills.


National Security Nominations and Mali

Monday, January 14, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about some objections being raised by Republicans to President Obama's nominations of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary, John Brennen as Director of the CIA and Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary, as well as the French involvement in Mali.


PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford Dies

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Jeanne Manford, who founded a national movement aimed at helping families accept and support their gay children and friends, died Tuesday. 

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Defense Nominations and the Looming Debt Ceiling Fight... Again.

Monday, January 07, 2013

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the likely selection by the President of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary and John Brennen as Director of the CIA and the ongoing drama of the debt-ceiling negotiations.

Lack of Leadership, Influence of Gun Lobby Hamper ATF Gun Efforts

Thursday, December 27, 2012

The government agency charged with regulating the gun trade continues to lack a leader, despite the rash of recent shootings in the country. 

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The United States Reacts to the Elementary School Shooting in Connecticut

Monday, December 17, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the elementary school shooting in Newtown Connecticut and what it may mean for gun policy in the United States.