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Alec Baldwin and David Blaine Do Magic

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The magician, illusionist, and stunt promoter talks to Here's The Thing about Houdini, his favorite NYC deli, and his new show. 

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Bryan Stevenson Wants 'Equal Justice'

Monday, February 16, 2015

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative talks about confronting the bleak prospects for America's racial future, by addressing the mistakes of the past.  

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What Makes a Good Cop?

Monday, January 19, 2015

Alec Baldwin talks to two people who have spent their entire careers trying to understand what makes good policing, and good neighborhoods.

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John McEnroe's Attack on Elitism

Monday, December 22, 2014

Once the world's number one tennis player, McEnroe is now trying to save the game from becoming a cult, elitist activity. One step: get rid of line judges.

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Selected Shorts

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Chapter 1

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Alec Baldwin reads Hunter S. Thompson's road trip classic.

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Alec Baldwin Talks to Oscar Winner Julianne Moore About 'Still Alice'

Monday, December 08, 2014

There’s a select club of actors for whom names like "Edge" and "Days" mean something; Alec Baldwin and Julianne Moore are both members. Hear them discuss life during and after soaps. 

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Ira Glass

Monday, November 24, 2014

In this extensive conversation with Alec Baldwin, Ira Glass lays it all out on the topics of religion, politics, fact-checking, and that dog who went as him for Halloween.

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The Egg Race

Friday, October 17, 2014

A high school reunion prompts memories, regrets and hope.

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Selected Shorts: Tiny But Mighty: Stories by Lydia Davis

Friday, October 17, 2014

Tiny tales from Lydia Davis, and the angst of high school reunion from John Updike.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Alec Baldwin Remembers His 'Mom,' Elaine Stritch

Friday, July 18, 2014

The Broadway legend, who died Thursday at the age of 89, played Baldwin's mother on TV's "30 Rock." Baldwin shares his memories of Stritch and plays some of his favorite clips from their extended conversation on his WNYC program Here's The Thing.

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Jerry Seinfeld

Monday, June 02, 2014

Alec Baldwin sits down with comedian Jerry Seinfeld who debuted on HBO in 1981, the same year he first appeared on Johnny Carson. Jerry Seinfeld was 27 years old.

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Debbie Reynolds and Robert Osborne

Monday, May 19, 2014

Turner Classic Movies host, Robert Osborne is an ambassador to a bygone era. We hear from him and a star who was at the very heart of "The Golden Age of Hollywood": Debbie Reynolds.

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Fred Armisen and Paula Pell

Monday, May 05, 2014

Hear from two veterans of SNL— a writer and an actor. Paula Pell was singing at a Florida theme park when she got the call from SNL and Fred Armison was drumming in a punk rock band.

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Chris Columbus and Stephen Daldry

Monday, April 14, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with two film directors who have found success pursuing very different artistic and commercial goals.

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Judd Apatow and Eric Fischl

Monday, April 07, 2014

Two very different artists, a painter and a movie director, have drawn from their childhoods and family life for inspiration--to very different ends.

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Selected Shorts

Run for the Hills!

Friday, March 21, 2014

This reading by Alec Baldwin of James Thurber’s tale of a small town losing its mind, “The Day the Dam Broke,” is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Pushing the Limits,” hosted by John Lithgow.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Pushing the Limits

Friday, March 21, 2014

Coming of age with Wyatt Cenac, running for your life with Alec Baldwin, and other funnies served up by guest host John Lithgow.

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Robert Lustig and Martin Horn

Monday, March 17, 2014

Alec Baldwin talks with two people on the front-lines of two of society’s most serious challenges: obesity and prison reform.

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Rosie O'Donnell

Monday, March 03, 2014

A multi-talented actress, author, activist and television personality, Rosie O’Donnell—“The Queen of Nice”—has embraced motherhood, adopting five children. 

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Andrew Luck and Dwight Gooden

Monday, February 17, 2014

Two athletes discuss their early success: Gooden was 19 when he was named MLB Rookie of the Year and Luck was in his final year at Stanford when he learned he was the top NFL draft pick.

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