Streams

Indiana and North Carolina Results

« previous episode | next episode »

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Another primary closer to the Democratic Convention; has anything changed? WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein and Princeton professor Melissa Harris-Lacewell analyze the results from Indiana and North Carolina. Plus, Mary Tillman pays tribute to her son Pat Tillman in Boots on the Ground by Dusk , and Debbie Almontaser recalls her career as former head of Khalil Gibran International Academy.

Guests:

Debbie Almontaser, Andrea Bernstein and Melissa Harris-Perry

Primary Results

WNYC Political Director Andrea Bernstein and Melissa Harris-Lacewell, Associate Professor of Politics and African American Studies at Princeton University, review the Democratic presidential primary results from Indiana and North Carolina.

Comments [112]

NYPD: Stop and Search Record at Record High

NYPD officers set a record of stop and frisk searches for 2008. The number has left some questioning if some of those searches are racially motivated. New York Post reporter Leonardo Blair says he fell victim to racial profiling last year. His case has since attracted the attention of ...

Comments [9]

Update: Sean Bell Ruling

Today, organized "pray-ins" are scheduled for six locations around New York City. Coordinated by Reverend Al Sharpton, these demonstrations aim to draw attention to last weeks ruling involving the death of Sean Bell. New York State Senator Eric Adams and President of the Citizen's Crime Commission ...

Comments [14]

Ousted Principal Responds

Debbie Almontaser is the former head of Khalil Gibran International Academy, New York City's first Arabic-language public school. She's currently seeking reinstatement as principal in the wake of controversy surrounding the school's curriculum.

Comments [92]

A Mother's Story

Mary Tillman, mother of former NFL-player Pat Tillman, discusses her investigation into her son's friendly-fire death in Afghanistan. Her new book is Boots on the Ground By Dusk.

Event: Mary Tillman will be speaking tonight at 7pm, Barnes and Noble at 82nd and Broadway. Details can ...

Comments [10]

Open Phones: The Brighter Side

Listeners give their take on the happier things in life. With all the tough issues we hit today, tell us something to lift our spirits!

Comments [8]

Gilles Kepel



Gilles Kepel

Originally uploaded by wnyc

Gilles Kepel, professor and chair of Middle East studies at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris, and co-editor of Al Qaeda in its Own ...

Comment

Mark Leonard



Mark Leonard

Originally uploaded by wnyc

Mark Leonard, author of What Does China Think?, unpacks the spectrum of contemporary Chinese political thought on The Brian Lehrer Show, 5/6/2008.

Comment

Mary Tillman



Mary Tillman

Originally uploaded by wnyc

Mary Tillman comes in to The Brian Lehrer Show on 5/7/2008 to discusses her investigation into her son's friendly-fire death in Afghanistan. Her new book ...

Comment

Debbie Almontaser



Debbie Almontaser

Originally uploaded by wnyc

Debbie Almontaser, former head of Khalil Gibran International Academy, talks about the controversy surrounding the school's curriculum on The Brian Lehrer Show, 5/7/2008.

Comment

The Morning Brief

Enter your email address and we’ll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.