NYC lost out to London for the 2012 games. WNYC reporter Fred Mogul and Newsday presenter on the BBC World Service Nuala McGovern discuss what thecity missed, and imagine the games taking place in NYC.
With the recent announcement that the administration may repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," there has been much talk about issues of equality when it comes to the military. But another another group is also struggling for equal military opportunities: women. The current policy held by the Department of Defense does not allow women in ground units where they might engage in direct combat.
The Brian Lehrer Show says goodbye to Executive Producer Nuala McGovern, who has worked on - and been the heart and soul of - the show since 2000. She shares some of her favorite memories and some tips for putting together a great BLS segment. ...
Barack Obama's new $75 billion plan aims to help refinance mortgages and avoid bankruptcy and foreclosures. How will it affect the NYC region, and how will it mesh with local efforts in place to already help homeowners? Plus, how Lynda Resnick sold pomegranates to the world. And, a bittersweet goodbye ...
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