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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Depression During Pregnancy, Violence in Baltimore, and The High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Takeaway explores the issue of anti-depressants and pregnancy, we find out why violence is surging in Baltimore, and we look at a new documentary on the fashion industry.

The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Violent Weather, Dolphin Deaths, and a New Album

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Takeaway looks at flooding in the American southwest, a new study that links dolphin deaths to the 2010 BP Oil Spill, and the new record from the Irish band Ash.

The Takeaway

How Working Moms Benefit Children

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

More than 40 percent of Americans believe that working mothers are "bad for society." But a new study from Harvard finds distinct advantages for children of working mothers.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Working Moms, Saying Goodbye to Letterman, and Girls With Toys

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Takeaway looks at a new study that highlights the benefits of working moms, we celebrate David Letterman as he leaves the Late Show, and we explore the hashtag #GirlsWithToys.

The Takeaway

The Weekender: Your College Compass

Saturday, May 16, 2015

This weekend The Takeaway tackles higher education in our series, "College Compass: Universities and Students Set Their Course for the Future." 

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The Takeaway

A Diverse Student Body Doesn't Thrive on 'Colorblindness'

Monday, May 11, 2015

Beyond admitting a diverse group of students, says U. of Washington's interim president, colleges need to make sure students feel supported in addressing racial issues among each other.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Getting Parents in the Schools

Monday, May 11, 2015

Jesse Mojica talks about the Citywide and Community Education Councils elections and efforts to involve more parents in the city's public schools.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Islamophobia; Parents in Schools; Myths About Weight; Abusive Nail Salons

Monday, May 11, 2015

A recap of RadioLoveFest's Islamophobia event; encouraging parents to come to schools; the myths about the "obesity epidemic;" and the abusive practices of nail salons.

Storycorps

StoryCorps 426: Mom

Friday, May 08, 2015

In this special Mother's Day episode we hear from a single mom, two women who were sent to a home for unwed mothers in the 1960s, and how one mom dealt with her son coming out. Also, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay shares a story from our new app.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Glenn Greenwald; Mother Knew Best, Grateful Dead

Friday, May 08, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them Glenn Greenwald (First) | Ylonda Gault Caviness (Starts at 27:45) | Bill Kreutzmann (Starts at 45:17)
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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: A Royal Shake Up, Discovering New Music, and Faking it at Work

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The Takeaway looks at America's enduring war in Afghanistan, a new study on new music, and claims people make about work-life balance.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Mother Knew Best

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Ylonda Gault Caviness describes her journey to the realization that all the parenting advice she was obsessively devouring didn’t mean much compared to her mom's old-school ways.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Glenn Greenwald; New Presidential Candidates & Old Parenting Advice

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Meet the new presidential candidates -- a brain surgeon and a CEO; Glenn Greenwald on government surveillance; the documentary "The Seven Five;" and new and old parenting advice.

The Brian Lehrer Show

The #MomOfTheYear Controversy

Friday, May 01, 2015

The journalist Stacey Patton discusses Toya Graham, the Baltimore mother caught on camera scolding her son at the riots and why all that attention isn't necessarily a good thing.

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Schoolbook

#ThisIsNotATest. But It is An Assignment.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Pencils down. The state tests are over. Now we want to hear some of the other skills and achievements that should get some recognition.
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Schoolbook

Radio Rookies Remembers One of Their Own: Keith Tingman

Friday, April 24, 2015

The radio story Keith Tingman reported when he was just 15 has helped young people with parents in jail. That is part of Keith's legacy, in a life that ended too soon.
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The Brian Lehrer Show

When Strangers Police Moms

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A writer talks about how her life was turned upside down when a stranger called the police after seeing her leave her child in the car.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

OneNYC; the Quest for Cool & Jim Kaat

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The city's new environmental plan; changes to the way summons are issued in the city; strangers policing parents; the quest for cool and former Yankees pitcher and broadcaster Jim Kaat.

The Sporkful

Comic Ron Funches' Autistic Son Loves Oreos With Bacon

Monday, April 20, 2015

The popular comedian talks about trying to eat healthier and the frustrations of getting his autistic son to do the same. Plus Ron explains why comedy is a lot like cooking.

WNYC News

Brooklyn Joins the 'Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone' Movement

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launches a new proposal that will let mothers breastfeed in public.

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