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Collin Campbell

Collin Campbell appears in the following:

Lobbying frenzy over bailout money

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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A Pakistan briefing for Obama

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Freakonomics: Upsides to financial downturn

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

The brilliant young men and women who were plucked from college by booming banks are now looking for other options. This is a good thing, and history proves it, says Stephen Dubner, co-author of the "Freakonomics" book and blog. Americans can look forward to talented, hard-working people spreading out through the economy, in ways that may buoy our GDP.

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Rallies

Thursday, October 30, 2008

In an election defined by complaints of partisanship, bruising primaries and the longest of campaigns, how do the rallies of the Republicans and Democrats differ days from the election?

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What time is a good time to expose your children to ugly realities?

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Takeaway contributor and "Freakonomics" author Stephen Dubner grapples with the balancing act of being a responsible parent and telling his children some cold, hard truths. Dubner wonders when is the right age — and what might be the wrong moment — for a dose of adult-strength reality.

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Echoes of Mozart in modern times

Friday, August 01, 2008

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a brilliant man. By the age of 13, he had written concertos, sonatas, symphonies, a German operetta and an Italian opera. He took Europe by storm and even wrote a requiem, which he intended to commemorate his own death. Today, the music of Mozart is heard in elevators, at a quiet volume. Terrance McKnight, host of WNYC's Evening Music, has been broadcasting from the “Mostly Mozart Festival.”

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The economic tides turn

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Guests: Cheryl Einhorn, Takeaway economy guru and adjunct professor of Business, Economic and Financial journalism at Columbia University

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Alaska Senator Ted Stevens indicted in corruption inquiry

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Senator Ted Stevens has been indicted on seven counts of making false statements. The 84-year-old Alaska Republican and former chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee is accused of falsely reporting hundreds of thousands of dollars in services he received from a company that helped renovate his home. In 2005, Stevens became a lightning rod for critics of wasteful spending when he backed a costly "bridge to nowhere" in his home state. It ultimately was not funded.

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The Comprehensivist

Friday, June 27, 2008

Buckminster Fuller called himself a "comprehensive, anticipatory design scientist." Fuller was an American architect, engineer, inventor and visionary who died in 1985. Today, his work continues to inspire builders, designers, artists, chemists, cartographers – the list seems endless. Now, selections of Fuller’s work are on display within the walls of ...

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai warns militants he'll cross Pakistani border

Monday, June 16, 2008

Guest: Barbara Plett, BBC News

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What the water took: The latest on the Iowa floods

Monday, June 16, 2008

The waters of the Cedar River are starting to recede in eastern Iowa, an area that was forced to evacuate nearly 24,000 people after heavy rains pounded the area. As residents slowly return, they are finding high waters remain. Iowa public media correspondent Dean Borg speaks with The Takeaway from his home outside Cedar Rapids.

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The death of FARC leader Manuel "Sureshot" Marulanda could lead to a political shift in Colombia

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

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Stephen Dubner on the selfish act of altruism

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tragedies like Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami and the Sept. 11 attacks prompted billions of dollars in donations. But following an earthquake in Pakistan that killed 80,000... not so much. How much do Americans give to charitable causes? And why? Stephen Dubner, author of "Freakonomics," has numbers and answers. More: Dubner's Freakonomics blog

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Funeral for 2nd Auxiliary Cop

Monday, March 19, 2007

Police officers attended another funeral yesterday. Nineteen year old Eugene Marshalik was killed, along with his partner, when the 2 unarmed auxiliary cops confronted a gunman in Greenwich Village last week. WNYC's Collin Campbell reports.

REPORTER: A day after Mayor Bloomberg, the police commissioner and thousands of cops marched in the ...

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Artists Create Dictionary of Mexico City

Thursday, March 16, 2006

The city in which a person lives is a key to his or her identity. It's an easy way to tell someone who you are and who you aren't. A new exhibit in New York from Mexico City probes how residents of large cities create this identity and provides a ...

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Radio City Musicians Meet with Mediator

Monday, November 14, 2005

Union representatives for Radio City musicians are meeting with a mediator today in hopes of ending the strike that has closed a holiday show. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

A spokesman says the mayor arranged last week for the two sides to talk to a mediator at Gracie Mansion because no ...

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Subway Searches Challenged in Court

Monday, October 31, 2005

The constitutionality of random bag searches in the subways is being challenged in federal court today by civil liberties lawyers. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

At issue is a random search of the subways that was put in place after deadly bombings by terrorists in London's subway system in July. The ...

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Pressure on Islamic Charities Complicate Earthquake Giving

Friday, October 14, 2005

According to Census figures, New York City is home to 30,000 Pakistani residents. Many members of the community have spent the last few days trying to contact friends and family in places hit by Saturday's massive earthquake. They have also begun raising money and collecting clothing and supplies to help ...

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Miller Must Account for Campaign Spending

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Democratic mayoral hopeful Gifford Miller could face cuts in his public campaign funds on the eve of Tuesday's primary.

To get matching funds, candidates are limited in what they can spend and must account for all spending. Money used to gather signatures -- about a million dollars in Miller's case -- ...

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Pirro to Run for Senate

Monday, August 08, 2005

Jeanine Pirro, the high-profile district attorney from suburban Westchester County, will seek the Republican nomination to challenge Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's bid for re-election next year. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

Jeanine Pirro's name has been at the top of the list of GOP politicians ripe for a run for higher ...

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