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The Brian Lehrer Show

Selling Climate Change Doubt

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The new documentary "Merchants of Doubt" explores the world of "pundits for hire" - supposed scientific experts who sow doubt in the public on topics like climate change or tobacco.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Apple's New Watch; ISIS Fragments; Dishonesty and Deception

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Apple launches its new watch; ISIS fragments; the new documentary "Merchants of Doubt;" the links between lasting love and lies; and your calls on whether you've ever lied to yourself. 

The Leonard Lopate Show

Tribute: Albert Maysles

Monday, March 09, 2015

Filmmaker Albert Maysles, with his brother David, helped change documentary film over the course of his long career. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Deception, and Disclosures, Of The Amazing Randi

Friday, March 06, 2015

World-famous magician, escape artist and master skeptic James "The Amazing" Randi, will talk about his life, career and the new documentary about him, “An Honest Liar.”

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, March 06, 2015

Fifty Shades of Hutt, a "Total Eclipse of the Heart" explainer, and classical music's chest-baring heartthrob win the internet this week.
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NYPR Archives & Preservation

What Lies Below New York’s East River, and the Diver Who Braved its Depths

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

WNYC
Diver Barney Sweeney tells tales of the murky depths of New York's East River in the 60s.
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The Leonard Lopate Show

Science, Art, and Music Collide!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The world of scientific pundits-for-hire. Comedy and physics collide in a live event. Dave Barry's life lessons. Art Spiegelman and Phillip Johnston's collaboration, “Wordless!”

The Leonard Lopate Show

Posing as Scientific Authorities, Planted to Spread Confusion

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The secretive world of the charismatic, silver-tongued pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities – while spreading confusion about public health threats.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Epidemic of Campus Sexual Assault

Friday, February 27, 2015

One in five college women is sexually assaulted, yet only a fraction of these crimes are reported, and even fewer result in punishment for the perpetrators. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Italian Americans: The Values of La Famiglia

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The new PBS series "The Italian Americans" chronicles the values of the group, from the waves of immigrants who arrived in the late 19th century to those who live here today.

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WNYC News

A Day in the Life... of a Bodega

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Convenience stores are staples of American life, but New York City’s bodegas take them to another level. On this episode of Latino USA: spending a day in the life of a Harlem bodega.

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Storycorps

StoryCorps 415: Lucky in So Many Ways

Monday, February 23, 2015

Bill Jones, the first single man in California to successfully adopt a child, tells his friend Stu Maddux about his son, Aaron.

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The Takeaway

College Campuses: A 'Hunting Ground' for Rapists

Monday, February 23, 2015

The new film "The Hunting Ground" looks at the rape epidemic on college campuses, and how colleges contribute to the issue by deliberately erasing the truth.

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Specials

No Boundaries: Music in the Life of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

Sunday, February 22, 2015

WQXR host Terrance McKnight presents a new special highlighting the life and music of composer and conductor Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Bonus: Interviews with the Filmmakers Behind Five Oscar-Nominated Docs

Friday, February 20, 2015

Here are our interviews with the filmmakers behind each of the five feature documentaries nominated for an Academy Award this year. Catch up ahead of Sunday's ceremony!
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WNYC News

August Wilson, the American Shakespeare

Friday, February 20, 2015

“His body of work really covers the whole 20th century of American history,” said filmmaker Sam Pollard.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Docs: The Salt of the Earth

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Our series of conversations with the directors of the five Oscar-nominated documentaries continues with Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, the co-director of "The Salt of the Earth."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Congestion Pricing; the Power 100; & Parks & Recap

Thursday, February 19, 2015

A new congestion pricing proposal; Parks & Recreation TV club; the Oscar-nominated doc "The Salt of the Earth;" City & State's Power 100 and a call-in for the Muslim community.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Docs: Last Days in Vietnam

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The filmmaker Rory Kennedy talks about her Oscar-nominated documentary "Last Days in Vietnam," which examines how the American evacuation from Saigon echoed the entire war.

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WQXR Features

No Boundaries: Music in the Life of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

At 9 p.m. on Tuesday, join WQXR host Terrance McKnight for a new one-hour special highlighting the life and music of composer and conductor Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson.

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