The Brian Lehrer Show

Heroin Is an Epidemic...Or Is It?

Monday, July 07, 2014

Governor Cuomo is the latest to claim shooting up has never been easier: users are younger and the drug is more available than ever. But do the numbers back him up? And what does that mean for next steps?

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StoryCorps 373: Going Home

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

When the StoryCorps Mobile Booth visited Durham, North Carolina in 2006, David Wright decided to interview his friend, Eddie Lanier, Jr.


Transportation Nation

Work Accident Kills WMATA Contractor

Monday, October 07, 2013


A contractor was killed and two transit authority employees were injured in a work accident shortly after midnight Sunday in Washington, D.C.’s subway system.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Danbury Women's Prison Turning to All-Male Facility

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The Danbury women's prison in Connecticut will be turned into an all-male facility. Georgia Lerner, executive director of the Women's Prison Association explains the plan to relocate women to Alabama and other states, and what it would mean for the Northeast not to have a federal women's prison.



Lyena Strelkoff: Falling Slowly

Friday, June 01, 2012

A woman survives a life-altering fall and comes out ahead...



Helping New York City's Wild Birds

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

During the spring and fall migration, birds are often injured flying into plate glass windows, or become disoriented and exhausted by the bright lights at night. But unlike other cities, New York doesn't have a wildlife rehabilitation center. Instead, injured wildlife is cared for by an underground network of volunteers.

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