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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:

Rep. Nadler Says Iran Deal Isn't Perfect, But He'll Support It

Friday, August 21, 2015

Congressman Jerrold Nadler is the first Jewish member of New York's congressional delegation to express support for the president's much debated deal with Iran.

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New York's Medical Marijuana Program Moves Forward

Friday, July 31, 2015

State health officials have chosen five companies to grow and dispense the drug.

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Even With Redesign, Your Flight From LaGuardia Might Still Be Late

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Some airline experts say the changes won't solve LaGuardia's real problem.

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Do Black Lives Matter More in Post-Garner America?

Friday, July 17, 2015

In the year since Eric Garner's death, a series of reforms have begun to address the differential treatment of black Americans by the justice system.

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The Impact of Bystander Videos

Thursday, July 16, 2015

In the wake of the death of Eric Garner, bystander videos continue to spur national conversation and change. 

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Harper Lee's Controversial 'Watchman' a Reminder of 'Painful History'

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Go Set a Watchman, the prequel to To Kill a Mockingbird, was released Tuesday.

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Clinton Outlines Economic Agenda, But Offers Few Specifics

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Monday's speech at The New School was short on details.

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Men's Fashion Gets a Week of Its Own

Monday, July 13, 2015

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We pay a visit to the duo behind Duckie Brown menswear as they prepare for the first-ever, standalone men's fashion week in New York City.

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New Doc Provides Intimate Look at Troubled Star Amy Winehouse

Friday, July 10, 2015

Through home footage and interviews with close friends and associates, the film "Amy" provides viewers a firsthand look at the star's rise and fall.

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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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