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Thursday, July 10, 2008

What does it take to capture the energy of New York City on film? We find out from WNYC Street Shots winner Joe Wigfall and writer/critic Luc Sante. Plus, Jesse Jackson's controversial comments; a new photography challenge; a timetable for pulling out of Iraq; and why Indian weddings are getting so extravagant.


Luc Sante and Joe Wigfall

Obama and Jackson

Ta-Nehisi Coates, journalist and author of The Beautiful Struggle, and John McWhorter, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discuss Jesse Jackson's comments that Barack Obama talks down to black audiences.

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Street Shots: We Have a Winner

We wrap up the WNYC Street Shots Challenge with Joe Wigfall, amateur photographer and winner of the Street Shots Challenge. Also in studio is Luc Sante, author, historian, blogger, and guest judge, to discuss Joe's work and the challenge of street photography ...

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Slideluck Potshow: Changes

It's photo month at The Brian Lehrer show, and this week's group challenge is a collaboration with the folks at Slideluck Potshow. Casey Kelbaugh, founder of the group, and Alys Kenny, co-director and producer, help kick things off. We're calling it "Change for the Better, Change for the ...

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Iraq Timetable

Recently, Iraq announced the country would not accept another agreement with the United States unless a timetable was proposed for the withdrawal of U.S. troops. Bobby Ghosh, world editor for Time Magazine talks about internal politics motivating this mandate. Also in conversation, David Mark, a senior editor ...

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Not Without An Elephant

With bedazzled elephants and acrobat shows, Indian weddings in the U.S. are swelling into Bollywood-scale extravaganzas. Sonal Shah, event consultant at Save The Date Event Consultants, talks about new trends in Indian weddings. Plus, we take your calls about the most spectacular or outrageous weddings you've attended.

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Sonal Shah

Sonal Shah

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Sonal Shah, event consultant at Save The Date Event Consultants, joined us to talk about new trends in extravagant Indian weddings.


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