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Thursday, April 22, 2010

On the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day, two generations of environmental organizers compare notes on the movement.  Then, the celebration continues with New York Times Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin , a local environmental check in, and one documentarian’s look at the shifting arctic.  Plus, author Ishmael Reed on how the media is gunning for Obama; the latest on charges against Pedro Espada, and more on financial reform.

 

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Earth Day 2010

Environmentalists from 1970 and 2010 compare notes.

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Urban Environmentalism

Omar Freilla, founder of Green Worker Cooperatives, discusses the local environmental movement and how he is celebrating Earth Day.

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Into the Cold

Environmental activist, photographer and author Sebastian Copeland talks about his trek to the North Pole and the Tribeca Film Festival documentary Into the Cold about his journey.

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Espada's Spot of Trouble

Daily News Albany bureau chief Ken Lovett discusses the civil suit Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed against Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada (D-33rd District) over the finances at his non-profit.

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Breaking Obama

Ishmael Reed, author of the new book Barack Obama and the Jim Crow Media: The Return of the Nigger Breakers, explores how people are assailing President Obama and how the media is involved.

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Preview of President Obama's Speech on Financial Reform

Heidi Moore, financial journalist and writer for Slate’s The Big Money, previews President Obama's speech on financial reform at Cooper Union today.

→ And don't forget the live chat. As soon as they are off the air, Brian and Heidi will be online to chat about the speech with WNYC listeners. Join in here!

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Live Chat: President Obama in NYC

On the morning of Thursday, April 22 President Obama be in New York City to deliver remarks on Wall Street Reform at Cooper Union. You can listen to the speech live online at wnyc.org. (Listen Here. Stream goes live at 11:55)

Starting at noon, join WNYC's Brian Lehrer, Heidi Moore of The Big Money, and fellow WNYC listeners for a live online chat.

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