Fred Mogul

Healthcare and Medicine Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Who will do the fighting?

Wednesday, January 15, 2003

If the US invades Iraq who will do the actual fighting? Unlike American soldiers who fought in Vietnam, Korea and WWII, today’s military is composed entirely of volunteers. We have two reports today as part of our week-long series War in Our Time. First WNYC’s Fred Mogul, who discovered that ...

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A new kind of warfare?

Monday, January 13, 2003

In 1991, American and allied forces swiftly defeated Iraq, mainly by confronting Saddam Hussein’s troops in the open desert. If the US invades Iraq, this time the decisive battle may occur in the streets of Baghdad. Today we begin a week-long series War in Our Time. This morning we have ...

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Activists at New School Call for Kerrey's Resignation

Thursday, December 05, 2002

Anti-war activists at the New School University are calling for the resignation of university president Bob Kerrey. The former U.S. Senator from Nebraska is publicly calling on the American military to oust Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. On Wednesday, in front of a full auditorium, Kerrey ...

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Fasting For Ramadan

Wednesday, December 04, 2002

December 5th marks the Muslim festival of Eid. The three-day festival celebrates the end of the holy month of Ramadan, when observant Muslims fast from sun-up to sun-down. And they're not the only ones, as WNYC's Fred Mogul reports.

When colleagues bring food into the office ...

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Mayor Prepares City for Deep Cuts

Friday, November 15, 2002

Mayor Bloomberg says urgent steps are needed, to close the city's growing budget deficit. With a shortfall of one billion dollars this year...and a deficit approaching six and a half billion dollars next year...the mayor prepared the city for deep cuts in spending and new ...

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No Olympics Yet, but Two World's Fairs

Monday, November 04, 2002

Unlike Paris, Rome and Tokyo, New York City has never hosted the Olympics. But twice in the 20th Century, the world did descend on New York for a different type of mammoth extravaganza. In 1939 and again, in 1964, Flushing Meadow Park in Queens played ...

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Recruiting and Retaining Nurses

Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Help-wanted ads are clamoring for nurses: Make a Difference! the ads shout, and Top Pay - All units, all shifts! Nursing shortages have come and gone in recent decades, but new research says the situation is getting worse - for both hospitals and the patients ...

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Measuring Genius

Saturday, April 13, 2002

David Galenson is an economist who studies labor markets. These days, he's aiming his quantitative skills at one question: why do some artists produce their best work when they're young and others when they're old?  

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Now Playing: Dox Thrash

Saturday, January 19, 2002

Fred Mogul looks at one of the rediscovered masters of the Works Progress Adminsitration — Dox Thrash. His prints and watercolors of home and working life are on exhibit through February 24th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Maize Maze

Saturday, September 29, 2001

Maize Maze

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