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A Chilling Effect

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Friday, August 01, 2014

Frozen raspberries Raspberries and other summer fruits and vegetables can be frozen to preserve them. (Copyright: Alesikka/Shutterstock)

We’ll look at the chilling effect that government surveillance is having on journalists who cover national security, intelligence, and law enforcement. Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis talks about his new play “Between Riverside and Crazy,” along with director Austin Pendleton and Stephen McKinley Henderson, who stars in it. Time magazine’s Bryan Walsh explains how invasive alien species are causing environmental and economic problems. This week’s Please Explain is all about freezing, canning, and pickling!

Government Surveillance Is Making Journalism Harder

U.S. government surveillance is hampering U.S.-based journalists and lawyers in their work and is having a chilling effect on journalists who cover national security, intelligence, and law enforcement, according to Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union. Alex Sinha talks about his report “With ...

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Hanging onto a Rent Stabilized Apartment at All Costs

A new play "Between Riverside and Crazy" tells the story of a widower and his parolee son who try to do just that - all while fending off his landlord, cops, the church and City Hall.

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Invasive Species Are Wreaking Havoc

Lion fish, zebra mussels, emerald ash borer, phragmites, and kudzu are among the 50,000 alien species that have taken off in the United States.

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Freeze! Or Can or Pickle!

Learn how to preserve summer fruits, vegetables, and herbs so you can enjoy them all year long.

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Stephen McKinley Henderson, Austin Pendleton, and Stephen Adly Guirgis at WNYC

Guest Picks: Stephen Adly Guirgis

Stephen Adly Guirgis was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about his new play, Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of hip-hop and the Mets. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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Stephen McKinley Henderson, Austin Pendleton, and Stephen Adly Guirgis at WNYC

Guest Picks: Stephen McKinley Henderson

Stephen McKinley Henderson was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about starring in the play Between Riverside and Crazy. Find out what books and music he's a fan of!

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Stephen McKinley Henderson, Austin Pendleton, and Stephen Adly Guirgis at WNYC

Guest Picks: Austin Pendleton

Austin Pendleton was on the show August 1, 2014 to talk about directing Between Riverside and Crazy. He's a fan of milkshakes and tequila. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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 Director Robert Drew at the premiere of 'A President To Remember: In The Company Of John F. Kennedy' held at Pace University during the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival, April 26, 2008, in New York City.

Tribute: Robert Drew

The pioneer of cinema verite died this week. Listen to him speak with Leonard about his work making documentary films.

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