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David Dinkins

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David Dinkins on Governing the City

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins talks about his memoir, A Mayor’s Life: Governing New York’s Gorgeous Mosaic. Dinkins, the son of a barber and a domestic worker, grew up in Harlem and Trenton and became the 106th mayor of New York City, in office from 1990 to 1993.

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David Dinkins on Mayoral Elections

Thursday, February 28, 2013

David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City and professor in the Practice of Public Affairs at Columbia University, talks about his own campaign for mayor and looks ahead to November.

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David Dinkins and Arthur Ashe

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City and professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University, remembers his friend Arthur Ashe. And hear Arthur Ashe's call to the Brian Lehrer Show 20 years ago.

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David Dinkins on His Friend, Arthur Ashe

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Twenty years ago last month, tennis great Arthur Ashe called the show to comment on the competing, and possibly converging, visions of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X.  This week, former NYC mayor  David Dinkins, now professor in the practice of public affairs at Columbia University, spoke with Brian about his friend Arthur Ashe.

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First Black Marines Awarded Congressional Gold Medal

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

When President Roosevelt ordered in 1942 that the Marine Corps be integrated, around 20,000 African-Americans signed up and were accepted for service. The first African-Americans in the Air Force and the Army — that’s the Tuskegee Airmen and the Buffalo Soldiers — have some renown, but the Montford Point Marines have remained relatively unknown.

 

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David Dinkins: Twenty Years Later

Monday, September 07, 2009

In 1989, David Dinkins, now a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, became the first African-American elected to the office of New York City Mayor. He talks about New York twenty years ago--and this year's mayoral race.

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Labor Pains

Monday, September 07, 2009

For some, today is a day off work, for others there isn't any steady work to be had. Nick Corcodilos offers advice to those searching for a job. Plus, Education Secretary Arne Duncan; former Mayor David Dinkins; and how to find your fellow listeners out and about today.

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David Dinkins: Twenty Years Later

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

In 1989, David Dinkins, now a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, became the first African-American elected to the office of New York City Mayor. He talks about New York twenty years ago--and this year's mayoral race.

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Tough Choices

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Before he withdrew his name for nomination as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Daschle was going to be President Obama’s point person on health care reform. So, what does he think of the current efforts? Plus, David Dinkins looks back at his election as NYC mayor 20 years ...