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SUV Counting: The Results

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Thursday, August 02, 2007

Drumroll, please: the results are in on our group journalism project for which over 400 of you counted the SUV’s and other cars on your block. We crunch the numbers and talk about what they mean. Also, Richard Gere on the Dalai Lama coming to New York and the Buddhist notion of emptiness; New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum on the crackdown on illegally-tinted windows and New York Times sports columnist William Rhoden is our weekly special guest for the month of August, with so much about sports making front page news.

View the results of our SUV count

Guests:

Richard Gere, Betsy Gotbaum and William Rhoden

Crackdown on Tinted Windows

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum discusses a new legislative effort to ban illegally-tinted windows in an effort to protect police officers and curb terrorist activity.

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Sporting Goods

New York Times sports columnist William C. Rhoden joins us every Thursday in August to talk sports. This week, he looks at the Baseball and Football Halls of Fame and how each sport deals with the issue of a player’s “character.” His book Forty Million Dollar Slaves: The Rise, Fall, ...

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Fame and Enlightenment

Actor and activist Richard Gere talks about his Buddhist practice and the Dalai Lama’s visit to New York this Fall. The Dalai Lama’s visit is hosted by The Tibet Center and Richard Gere’s organization, Healing the Divide.

The CD Healing the Divide: A Concert for ...

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SUV Count Results

We announce the results of our S.U.V. "crowdsourcing" project. Associate producer, Jim Colgan, lays out the numbers and highlights the blocks with the highest and lowest percentages.

Then we look at what the numbers actually mean with Jamie Kitman New York Bureau Chief for Automobile Magazine and U.S. ...

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Thinking About Success

Howard Gardner, professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences. In his new book, Five Minds for the Future (Harvard Business School Press, 2007), he looks at the kind of intelligence needed to succeed in business in ...

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Jamie Kitman




Jamie Kitman

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Today on The Brian Lehrer Show we divulge the results of our SUV survey and look at what the numbers actually mean with ...

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Jim Colgan




Jim Colgan

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We announce the results of our SUV "crowdsourcing" project. Associate producer of The Brian Lehrer Show, Jim Colgan, lays out the numbers and ...

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Rhoden




Rhoden

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New York Times sports columnist William C. Rhoden joins The Brian Lehrer Show every Thursday in August to talk sports. This week, he looks ...

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