Deeper than Debate

« previous episode | next episode »

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Former governor Mario Cuomo was so unhappy with the presidential debates that he launched his own dialogue series with the candidates. On the next Brian Lehrer Show, Governor Cuomo talks about politics and policy and his upcoming discussion with John Edwards at Cooper Union. Plus: French businessman turned politician Jean-Christophe Fromantin on France in the Sarkozy Era.


Mario Cuomo and Jean-Christophe Fromantin

President Bloomberg?

Michael Goodwin, Daily News columnist, Pulitzer Prize winner and the News' former Executive editor and Editorial Page editor and John Harwood, political editor for the Wall Street Journal, discuss Mayor Bloomberg's chances in a presidential race.

Comments [1]

News From New Jersey

Columnist at The Record of New Jersey Mike Kelly looks at Governor Corzine's opposition to Mayor Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan, and examines the work of the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission, a body created to determine if civil unions provide all the benefits of marriage.

Comments [10]

The Status of Sarkozy

The opposition Socialist party made big gains in last week's election in France. What does this mean for the center-right government of Nicolas Sarkozy? Jean-Christophe Fromantin, a businessman who ran an underdog campaign for Sarkozy's former Assembly seat, gives his perspective.

Comments [5]

Current Issues

Mario Cuomo, governor of New York (D) from 1983 – 1995, previews the Cooper Union Dialogue Series, tonight with John Edwards.

Comments [3]

King of the Road

Why cyclists, drivers and pedestrians can't just get along, with Aaron Naparstek, editor of Streetsblog, a blog that advocates for cycling issues, Robert Sinclair, manager of media relations for AAA New York, Harris Silver, founder of a pedestrian rights advocacy group called CityStreets.

Comments [49]

All Music All the Long Day

Artistic advisor Steven Swartz and president and founder Aaron Friedman talk about the Make Music New York festival of free concerts all over the city on the longest day of the year.


King of the Road: Bikes, Cars or People

Harris Silver, founder of CityStreets, a pedestrian rights advocacy group, Aaron Naparstek, editor of Streetsblog, a blog ...


Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.