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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:

NYC Prosecutor Poised To Become U.S. Attorney General

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

WNYC
Loretta Lynch has been the top federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island for seven years under two Democratic presidents.

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Hack Attacks on City Computers

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Russian hackers broke in to a city computer system at least five times last year. It was six months before anyone noticed. Just how safe are we?

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Why 'Listening' Has Helped Hillary Clinton

Friday, April 17, 2015

WNYC
The candidate for president relies on a technique that left a lasting positive impression on her New York constituents.

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De Blasio Looks For New Ways To Get People From Welfare to Work

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The de Blasio administration is dismantling a core program at the center of decades of welfare reform.

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Sharpton Burnishes National Rep At NYC Event

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

WNYC
The annual National Action Network conference in Times Square this week offers a national platform for the host and some 2016 presidential hopefuls.

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The City's New 'War' on Homelessness

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The de Blasio administration has spent $11 million on a new operations center to reduce the number of people living in homeless shelters.

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Battle on the Water in Sheepshead Bay

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.

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'Just Vote Already' Boosts Bronx Turnout

Monday, March 30, 2015

WNYC
WNYC's get-out-the-vote experiment in one election district yields promising results.

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First Lady to Parents: Trust Your Gut

Friday, March 27, 2015

WNYC
Chirlane McCray sits for her first interview since she launched a campaign against the stigma of mental illness. She says she initially missed the signs of her daughter's despair.

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Inside or Outside? Two Ways to Protect Jamaica Bay

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The massive recreation and residential area on the Atlantic got soaked from Sandy. It will cost more than $2 billion to prevent it from happening again.

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Sex Offender Housing Restrictions Could be Counterproductive

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Restrictions on where registered sex offenders live after prison could make it harder for them to safely and successfully reenter society.

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Lone Female Legislative Leader Left Out in the Cold

Monday, March 16, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Cuomo seems to be snubbing Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins during private talks as the April 1st deadline to pass the state budget draws near.

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Two Tracks to Assisted Suicide

Thursday, March 05, 2015

WNYC
A lawsuit seeks to redefine physician-assisted suicide in New York as supporters predict an uncertain path for legislation.

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High Hurdle to College for Ex-Offenders

Monday, March 02, 2015

WNYC
Should it be easier for people with a criminal record to get an education?

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Can Albany Open the Door on Three Men in a Room?

Thursday, February 26, 2015

WNYC
The arrest of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver rattled Albany last month, but will it put a dent in the broader structure of three men controlling all the political decisions?

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Mayor de Blasio Goes to Albany

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The mayor is expected to seek more funding for city schools, renewal of mayoral control, stronger rent laws and a $13 minimum wage

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DA Says No Politics in Police Prosecutions

Thursday, February 19, 2015

WNYC
Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson has won indictments against more cops for brutality in one year than his predecessor did in five. But Thompson tells WNYC it has nothing to do with politics.

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Outreach to Homeless in Deep Freeze

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WNYC
WNYC's Mirela Iverac went on a midnight run with outreach workers looking for homeless people living on the street in the bitter cold.

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So Far, Donations to de Blasio's Convention Bid Kept Secret

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WNYC
A one-time advocate of campaign finance disclosure plays sleight of hand with huge donations from the city elite.

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Brooklyn Borough President Applauds Officer Liang Indictment

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Eric Adams, a former police officer, says unlike the Garner case on Staten Island, the Brooklyn grand jury did what it was supposed to do.

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