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David L. Lewis

WNYC Metro Editor

David L. Lewis is a veteran New York City journalist with 30 years of experience in print and broadcast media. His feature-length documentary, The Pleasures of Being Out of Step, a profile of the legendary jazz writer, political columnist and civil libertarian Nat Hentoff, opens in theaters across the country in 2014. Lewis taught reporting, writing and multimedia at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism for six years. He was a producer and associate producer for correspondent Ed Bradley on 60 Minutes for five years before going independent in 2006. He was a staff writer for the New York Daily News and Gannett newspapers for 15 years, and has worked for ABC News, Time Warner cable television and various national magazines. 

David L. Lewis appears in the following:

Glen Campbell, The Original Rhinestone Cowboy

Friday, August 28, 2015

WNYC
A documentary captures the music legend on his last concert tour, the same year he is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

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Serenas Grow in Brooklyn

Friday, August 28, 2015

As Serena Williams goes for the Grand Slam, a youth tennis league in Brooklyn goes beyond breaking barriers to building character.

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The Rising Population of New York City's Homeless School Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?

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Rep. Nadler Says Iran Deal Isn't Perfect, But He'll Support It

Friday, August 21, 2015

Congressman Jerrold Nadler is the first Jewish member of New York's congressional delegation to express support for the president's much debated deal with Iran.

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Race and Romance at Seventeen

Friday, August 21, 2015

WNYC
The controversial 1985 documentary “Seventeen,” about teenagers at an integrated high school in Indiana, has been hard to find for decades — until this week.

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Nightmarish Train Tunnel Delays. Whose Problem Is It?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WNYC
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes a helicopter when tunnel traffic is bad. Most commuters don't have that option. Maybe Washington will help.

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A Magical $16 Million Fish Carousel Opens Today

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A singular new attraction in Battery Park brings wonder — and a few tears.

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Governor's Legionnaires Hotline Hangs Up on Callers

Monday, August 17, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new mandate also includes regulations for cooling towers. 

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Friday, August 14, 2015

WNYC
In the documentary "Meru," three climbers attempt to scale a Himalayan peak considered to be an impossible climb.

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What Does Sen. Schumer's Opposition to Iran Deal Mean?

Friday, August 07, 2015

Sen. Schumer has been described as the most influential Jewish politician in Congress, but that doesn't mean his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal will jeopardize it. 

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Can You Tell Who Is Homeless?

Friday, August 07, 2015

WNYC
Stylish, handsome and talented, Mark Reay doesn't consider himself homeless. Do you?

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On Race, Not the Same Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Voters are burning to discuss race, and a newly fluent Hillary Clinton is happy to oblige.

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How Gov. Cuomo Is Getting His (Political) Groove Back

Monday, August 03, 2015

WNYC
With a lackluster legislative session behind him, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using the levers of executive power to mend fences and tend to his base.

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Vidal vs. Buckley

Friday, July 31, 2015

WNYC
The documentary "Best of Enemies” draws upon rich archival footage to revisit the infamous 1968 televised debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal.

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Falling in Love With a Screen Name

Friday, July 24, 2015

WNYC
"A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile” examines the search for a Syrian blogger who made international headlines with the mysterious end of an on-line affair.

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Analysis: Trump's Style Wins Early Support

Monday, July 20, 2015

Trump's continued success will rely on what Republican voters think about his views on other issues.

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Family and Faith Guide Eric Garner's Mother a Year After His Death

Friday, July 17, 2015

WNYC
Gwen Carr enjoys a day as a regular person after an unusually painful year.

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Garner's Death Speeds Change At NYPD

Friday, July 17, 2015

WNYC
The death that sparked a movement also brought new urgency to police reforms.

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Watchdog Group Sues to Close Campaign Finance Loophole

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

WNYC
A good government group takes to the courts after an attempt to change the law fails. 

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What Makes A 'Gay' Voice

Friday, July 10, 2015

WNYC
A hilarious exploration of the “gay” voice, featuring interviews with Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Dan Savage, David Sedaris and others.

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