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Life of the Law

Two Sides of a River

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Sometimes what’s considered as socially acceptable behavior can also be technically unlawful. Reporter Jason Albert follows one city as it grapples with how to enforce laws in a public park without unnecessarily restricting public use.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Honorable William F. Hagarty on the Benefits of Exercise, December 1931

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

WNYC

“May heaven speed the day when the length and breadth of our United States shall be peopled with men and women, and boys and girls, solely by those of this type: strong bodied, true hearted, big souled patriots, athletes all for the land they love and the God they worship.”

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Life of the Law

Two Sides of a River

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Sometimes what’s considered as socially acceptable behavior can also be technically unlawful. Reporter Jason Albert follows one city as it grapples with how to enforce laws in a public park without unnecessarily restricting public use.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

Audio dada: A precursor to John Cage's 4'33", 20 years earlier

Thursday, September 13, 2012

As New Sounds celebrates composer John Cage's 100th birthday, we at the WNYC archives add our own, irreverent archival item to the celebration: a WMCA News Parade program with an eerie premonition of John Cage's famous "silent" piece, 4'33".

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: Pool Table

Saturday, September 20, 2003

Graphic designer Ken Carbone finds elegance and history in the green felt field of battle. Produced by Jocelyn Gonzales.

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Studio 360

Adam Gopnik on Re-creations

Saturday, January 13, 2001

Kurt Andersen talks about re-creations with Adam Gopnik, author of Paris to the Moon. Gopnik has been writing for The New Yorker since 1986. He recently returned to New York after five years as the magazine’s Paris correspondent.

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Studio 360

In Search of Authenticity

Saturday, November 11, 2000

Producer Sara Fishko travels from Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum to Sesame Street, stopping along the way to talk with a pianist who recreates Gershwin's performances, and an artist who paints his own version of Chagalls and Rembrandts.

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