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Richard Hake

Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Are Rent Laws Worth It?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rent regulations are expected to be renewed, but what would happen if they weren't?

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Do White People Have a Role in a 'National Conversation on Race?'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

As the U.S. continues to grapple with its troubled racial past, what role do whites have to play in the nation's ongoing racial dialogue?

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Hulk Hogan Lawsuit Might Spell End of Gawker Media

Friday, June 12, 2015

The company is staring down a $100 million lawsuit after posting a sex tape starring the wrestling icon in 2012.

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Activist: Caitlyn Jenner Doesn't Show Trans Reality

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

For most transgender people, rich, white Caitlyn Jenner is not the reality. 

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Picasso's Ballet Curtain Now On Display

Friday, May 29, 2015

The piece that hung like a tapestry for 55 years at the Four Seasons Restaurant in the Seagram Building is now at the New York Historical Society.

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Nepal Grapples With Loss of Life, Sacred Spaces

Friday, May 08, 2015

Many of Nepal's sacred spaces and ancient structures were hit hard by last month's earthquake.

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How Dan Donovan's Win Could Shake Up Politics on Staten Island

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is headed to Congress after rolling to victory in Tuesday's special election.

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The Real Estate Company at the Center of the Skelos Scandal

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Glenwood Management is involved in the political corruption case against New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos — and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

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More Corruption Charges Shake up NY, NJ Politics

Monday, May 04, 2015

Law professor Zephyr Teachout says private campaign financing is to blame.

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How Extensive is Pamela Geller's Influence Beyond New York?

Monday, May 04, 2015

Geller, who led protests against Park 51 here in New York, organized a contest outside of Dallas, Texas to draw cartoons of the prophet Muhammed.

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Little Fanfare as A-Rod Stares Down Mays' Home Run Record

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The 39-year-old Yankee is sitting on 659 career home runs — just one away from tying the legendary Willie Mays for fourth place on baseball's all-time home run list.

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Civilian Complaint Review Boards See Uptick in Recordings of Police

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

More cases involve recordings of police and how those police react to they're being recorded. 

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Drawing Parallels Between New York City and Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The death of Freddiey Gray sparked rioting in Baltimore, much like the chokehold death of Eric Garner prompted massive protests here in New York.

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The Big Tony Nomination Surprise

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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WNYC's theater critic looks at who made it — and who didn't.

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How to Choose the Right College

Friday, April 24, 2015

It's deadline time for students accepted to college for the fall. A high school senior and a college advisor share their views on choosing the right school.
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He Swam in the Gowanus and Lived to Tell About It

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Environmental advocate Christopher Swain tells WNYC swimming in the "toxic soup" that is the Gowanus leaves a "grainy feeling in your mouth" like "after you have a bad green smoothy."

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New York City's Missing Black Men

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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According to a study by the New York Times, 1.5 million black men are missing from communities across the United States, a trend that has hit the city especially hard.

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Thank Hockey: New York Sports Fans Can Finally Get Excited

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Rangers enter the playoffs with the best record in hockey, and the Islanders have had their best season in more than 30 years.

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Should the Officer in South Carolina Have Done More to Save Walter Scott's Life?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The officer in South Carolina handcuffed the dying man, but he didn't appear to try to help. 

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Pearl River's 'Goddaughter' Reflects on Store's History

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The downtown staple, which started importing Chinese goods at a time when U.S.-China relations were less friendly, has announced it will close at the end of the year.  

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