Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Dirty Secrets: Inside New Jersey's Toxic Sites

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

In New Jersey, thousands of sites are contaminated with everything from lighter fluid and plastics, to chemicals like benzene and dioxide.

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Affirmative Action Returns to the Supreme Court

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

As affirmative action returns to the Supreme Court, Columbia University's Lee Bollinger stands in support of race-based admissions.

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Guttman Community College: Setting the Bar Higher

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Over the course of the 2015-16 academic year, The Takeaway presents an original series offering a unique look at community colleges. Here, we turn to Guttman Community College in NYC. 

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San Diego Outsmarts California's Drought

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

While most of Southern California prays this season's El Nino brings rain, thanks to careful planning, San Diego actually has water in reserve. 

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Terrorism in Our Backyards

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

In the wake of Friday's attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, a former FBI special agent explains how federal and local officials prevent domestic terror attacks. 

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Japanese Internment, Protest Remembered with Medal of Freedom

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Today, President Obama honors the legacy of attorney and activist Minoru Yasui with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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A Gang Violence Ceasefire for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Reverend Jeffrey Brown is working with communities across the country to establish a ceasefire in gang violence between Thanksgiving and New Year's.

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How American Cities Are Fighting Terrorism

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

In the wake of the Paris attacks, cities across the U.S. are reconsidering their counter-terrorism strategies.

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How Belgium Became a Hub for Extremists

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

By some accounts, Belgium has provided the Islamic State with more fighters than any other E.U. nation, per capita. How did this tiny nation become a breeding ground for terrorism?

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'Suffragette' and the Real-Life Struggle for the Vote

Friday, November 13, 2015

The film "Suffragette" explores how women fought for the right to vote in the U.K. A descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst, played by Meryl Streep in the film, talks here with the director.

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Undocumented Texans Wait in Immigration Limbo

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Texas led a 26-state suit against the Obama Administration's DAPA program. A federal circuit court recently ruled in favor of the states, leaving some undocumented immigrants in limbo.

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School Discipline: From Corporal Punishment to Mediation

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Traditional discipline practices have been shown to be ineffective and discriminatory. Now, educators are experimenting with restorative models that empower students and their community.

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Exploring Hearing Loss in American Life

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Around 20 percent of Americans over age 12 have some hearing loss. Why do so few of us get tested, or treated? 

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What the NFL Can Learn from Boxing's Decline

Monday, November 09, 2015

The Retro Report documentary team looks at the rise and fall of boxing, and the potential lessons the NFL can take away.

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Racial Tensions Inflame Missouri Campus

Monday, November 09, 2015

A student activism group says complaints of recent racist incidents have fallen on deaf ears. After several days of protests, the university president announced he would resign.

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A New Direction: Secretary LaHood on the Dangers Ahead for the GOP

Friday, November 06, 2015

Ray LaHood, former secretary of transportation and an Illinois congressman, is a Republican, but he celebrates his bipartisan accomplishments and urges other lawmakers to do the same. 

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Gov. Shumlin on Sanders's Rise and Vermont's Heroin Crisis

Thursday, November 05, 2015

As The Takeaway broadcasts from Vermont Public Radio, Governor Peter Shumlin discusses Senator Sanders's Presidential prospects and his state's heroin problem. 

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Inside New England's Coastal Fish Crisis

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

In recent decades, overfishing has caused a decline in the types of fish that were once plentiful in New England. Now scientists say that climate change is also to blame.

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Marijuana, LGBT Rights on Some Ballots This Election Day

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Though many of us are focused on the 2016 presidential race, this Election Day voters will decide a number of important ballot initiatives across the country. 

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Afghanistan: A Bright Future or An Economic Wasteland?

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

One Afghan presidential advisor sees economic opportunity in transportation, while the inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction sees a history of economic waste.

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