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Thursday, April 16, 2015
Twin clones Hanna and Emma moderate a fierce - and at times baffling - debate between Minister Cooper Gray and Epigeneticist Myron Benjamin about the ethical quandaries of cloning.
Thursday, April 09, 2015
It's an emotional day for our clones as they prepare for the new series of Orphan Black and finally meet the father of modern cloning, Dr. Brian Chair. Hear his shocking revelations.
Friday, January 30, 2015
As the number of confirmed Ebola cases declines, Dr. Craig Spencer tells his story of being the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in New York City.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
His Ebola diagnosis kicked off a media firestorm, but now, in an exclusive interview with WNYC, Dr. Spencer talks about his trip to Guinea, his diagnosis, and the backlash.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
This is the 25th year of the Brian Lehrer Show, and all this fall we'll be marking it with a year-by-year look at some of the defining stories from 1989 through 2014. Right now, we're at the brainstorming stage, also known as the "remember that thing that happened that year?" stage. And we need your help!
In the spreadsheet below, the producers of the show are starting to fill in items from each year (thanks Wikipedia!), but we've opened the spreadsheet for you to help remember what really mattered. So join in when you have a few minutes, starting with any year. A few guidelines:
- We're looking for items that had a public impact, both local, national and international. There will be opportunities for you to reflect on your personal memories from each year soon, but for now we're taking suggestions for news/events.
- Anything goes, but we're particularly fascinated by stories that ended up having a bigger impact than anticipated. Our favorite example is the repeal of Glass-Steagall in 1999, which was somewhat overlooked at the time but sowed the seeds for the financial crisis a decade later.
- This is an open spreadsheet, but please don't erase or edit other entries. For now, we're collecting as many ideas as possible!
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
One lawmaker believes Congress should spend less time in D.C. He's come up with a proposal that would grant Congress the power to vote on legislation and attend committee meetings remotely.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Fifty years ago this week Ford Motor Company unveiled the Mustang. Ford is remembering that day in the company's history amid the changing future of the American auto industry.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The newest exhibit at the Natural History Museum puts pterosaurs on display. They are winged reptiles that flew with their fingers, walked on their wings, and ranged from the size of ...
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
In Africa, there's a quiet trend sweeping the continent and dividing neighbor from neighbor. More than 30 nations worldwide have declared that homosexuality is a crime, and most of these nations are in Africa.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
It's day four in the rescue effort to find survivors after a mudslide devastated a community in Washington State. Residents are crying out for stability in the wake of this unfolding ...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
All this week, The Takeaway is getting a close-up look at classrooms around the U.S. Today, we head to Monroe Middle School in Tampa, FL. Like many schools around the country, Monroe ...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court made a blockbuster decision in the case of Citizens United, which dramatically changed the way political campaigns are funded. With the midterm e...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Who is in charge in Ukraine? Will President Yanukovych face charges of mass murder? How might Ukraine move forward during this uncertain time? What action should the international com...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Earlier this week, Milwaukee concertmaster Frank Almond was walking to a car after a performance when his 1715 Stradivarius violin was stolen by a thief. A former FBI special agent di...
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Is America's approach to Syria failing? Nancy Soderberg, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, discusses Syria's future and the Obama administration's agenda. Each morning, Sy...
Monday, February 03, 2014
A group of football players at Northwestern University are attempting to organize and join a labor union. It’s the latest move in the complicated relationship between the NCAA and its...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Since launching their foundation in 2000, Bill and Melinda Gates have granted nearly $30 billion to organizations and individuals working to eradicate poverty. In an interview on Tues...
Monday, January 20, 2014
With less than three weeks until the opening ceremonies at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been put in the international spotlight. Dmitry...
Friday, January 17, 2014
President Barack Obama has announced a major overhaul of the National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance practices. The president said that in order for the nation's intelligence co...
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
The Boeing 747 once ruled the skies as the largest and most popular passenger airplane. But more and more airlines are moving away from the Jumbo Jet. Economics reporter Carolyn Adolp...