Sidsel Overgaard appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
The situation in Ukraine has lead to speculation about how and whether the conflict might trickle into other parts of Eastern Europe. What could global tensions mean for diplomacy in the far North?
Sunday, May 04, 2014
In 1914, 80 African men, women and children were brought to Oslo for the sole purpose of being gazed upon in a thatched hut village for five months by Norwegian natives.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
The country's move to require animals to be stunned before being killed is seen by some as an affront to religious methods of slaughter. But now Jews and Muslims are working together to protest it.
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Forty years after ABBA strode into the world on platform boots, we consider why this Eurovision winner made it big across the pond.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Next month Norway is expected to become the first country where 1 percent of the cars are electric. Most Norwegians are supportive, but it's taken large financial incentives to reach this level.
Sunday, March 02, 2014
The box-office hit Frozen is nominated for two Oscars: best animated feature and best original song. Since the movie was released, visits to Norway's tourism site have more than tripled.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sales increased by 11 percent. The announcement does not include revenue tied to the chart-topping movie. The Lego Movie was released this month.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Norway's in love with winter sports, so you might think Oslo is thrilled to be among the contenders to host the 2022 Olympics. But as Sidsel Overgaard reports, not everyone's enthusiastic about it.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
The New Nordic chefs have helped make the flavors of Scandinavia — from reindeer to foraged fungi — among the most revered in the food world. But lately they've started talking about evolving their cooking beyond local ingredients.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Cinnamon swirls are beloved in Denmark, but recent testing by the Danish government found many of these rolls had more of the spice than allowed by European health guidelines. Now bakers may have to change their time-tested recipes. Too much cinnamon? Yes, there is such a thing.
Friday, May 17, 2002
New Yorkers who live and work around the site of the former World Trade Center have developed close relationships with the 16-acre plot of land, which is nearing a critical turning point. WNYC's Sidsel Overgaard recently spent time talking with people on the edges of ground zero and produced this ...
Friday, March 29, 2002
Since September 11th the long running debate over whether to shut down Westchester's Indian Point nuclear power plant has intensified. While closing the plant could be a long and difficult process, area residents, officials, and activists have begun grappling with the one issue over which they have some immediate control: ...
Wednesday, January 16, 2002
PS 89, just blocks north of ground zero, has been closed since the September 11th attacks forced students and teachers to evacuate. Since then, the school has moved twice. Now, the Board of Education and some parents say its time for PS 89 to go home, and February 4th has ...
Tuesday, November 13, 2001
It’s a bad air day in lower Manhattan-- the kind of day you don’t want to breathe any more deeply than you have to. But that’s not stopping Charles Medina and Americo Echeveria from going running along the East River.
(RUNNING SOUND) Charles and Americo are preparing for Marine Corps boot ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2001
WNYC's Sidsel Overgaard reports the Governor is asking for 54 billion dollars.
Wednesday, October 03, 2001
Delta Airlines, for one, says it'll give away 10,000 free trips to New York City.
Thursday, August 09, 2001
The island marshes in Jamaica Bay are disappearing at an alarming rate... at least 40 acres a year. A local group of amateur conservationists - they’re called Ecowatchers - have spent years trying to persuade authorities to study the loss. The bay's wetlands are a critical stopover point for thousands ...