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The Financial Cost of Gun Violence

Friday, May 01, 2015

Mother Jones attempts to tally the financial costs of gun violence, and we speak to a parent of a child who was killed in a drive by shooting.
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Childhood Diaries Inspire a Reflection on the Past

Friday, May 01, 2015

After re-reading decades-old diaries, the novelist Heidi Julavits was inspired to chronicle her daily life as a forty-something woman, wife, mother, and writer.
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Shipping Oil On The Hudson

Thursday, April 30, 2015

While safety concerns about oil transported by rail cars in New York State has received media attention, large quantities of petroleum are also moving down the Hudson River in barges.
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Guest Picks: Susan Graham

Thursday, April 30, 2015

We were surprised to learn that the Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano is a fan of classic rock, and sports movies!
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Scheming and Suspense "On the Twentieth Century"

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Actors Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, and director Scott Ellis, discuss the new Broadway production of “On the Twentieth Century,” about a bankrupt theater producer's new schemes.
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Protests in Baltimore and Beyond

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Protests about the death of Freddie Gray spread to other cities last night. We’ll look at the protests and unrest in Baltimore with Steven Thrasher, writer at large for The Guardian US.
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The Story of Theater Today: Chaos, Comedy, and Shakespeare

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Kristin Chenoweth, Peter Gallagher, Scott Ellis "On the Twentieth Century.” Austin Pendleton and Peter Sarsgaard's "Hamlet.” David Hyde Pierce, Brian Hargove with "It Shoulda Been You.”
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Peter Sarsgaard's Modern "Hamlet"

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Peter Sarsgaard and Austin Pendleton discuss the Classic Stage Company’s new production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” 
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Chaos, Hysteria, and a Wedding in a New Comedy

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A new comedy about two families from different backgrounds who come together to celebrate a wedding. When an unexpected guest arrives, an already stressful event turns to chaos.
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Migration-Extortion Industry Targets Children Fleeing Violence at the Border

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Kidnappers are targeting the more than fifty thousand unaccompanied child migrants fleeing violence in Central America. 
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Picasso, Montmartre, and the Rise of Modernism

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Sue Roe's new book, In Montmartre, brings readers to the Bohemian art world of Paris, where painting, writing, music and dance inspired Picasso, Braque, Matisse, and other great artists.
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Understanding Our Powerful Bond With Our Pets

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Daisy Yuhas explores why half of American households have a pet, why we are drawn to cute animals, and the science behind human-animal bonds. 
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Charlie Palmer, Iconic New York Restaurateur, in his Home Kitchen

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Award-winning chef and restaurateur Charlie Palmer shares his favorite American recipes, including his Corn Chowder with Shrimp, Prosciutto-Wrapped Zucchini, and Chocolate Chip Cookies.
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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Reed Bruschetta

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Reed's Bruschetta from Charlie Palmer's American Fare
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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Porchetta

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Porchetta from Charlie Palmer's American Fare
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Recipe: Charlie Palmer's Pear Tarte Tatin

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Charlie Palmer's Pear Tarte Tatin from Charlie Palmer's American Fare
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Animal Love, Modernism in Paris, and Unraveling Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Understanding why we have pets. Bohemian Paris between 1900-1910. Charlie Palmer's American recipes. Dan Pashman on how to eat spaghetti. The migration-extortion industry at the border.
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Unraveling the Mysteries of Spaghetti

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

No matter how you twirl it, eating spaghetti is a sloppy endeavor, and Dan Pashman tests and demonstrates six splatter-free techniques for perfect bites of pasta.
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NYPD Commissioner Bratton's Legacy on Citizen Surveillance

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

During his previous job as chief of the LAPD, the current New York City Police Commissioner transformed that city into the “most spied-on” in America.
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How Chris Christie Balances the Budget

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The New Jersey governor has balanced the state budget for five years, but investigations suggest that has done so by resorting to shifty financial maneuvers.
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