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Rudy Giuliani’s Most Reviled Artist Is Back

Friday, October 31, 2014

It’s been 15 years since the mayor threatened to cut funding to the Brooklyn Museum over Chris Ofili’s painting of a black Virgin Mary covered in feces. 

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Operavore

Operavore's Season Finale

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Today's show features highlights from the past season including conversations with Rudy Giuliani, Eric Owens, Rolando Villazón, Martina Arroyo, Stephanie Blythe and Diana Damrau.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Ghosts of Mayors Past Advise de Blasio on Dealing with Snow

Thursday, January 02, 2014

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With Bill de Blasio facing his first major snowstorm as mayor of New York City, we thought he might like to take some cues from his predecessors. Here, listen to Mayors Fiorello Laguardia, John Lindsay, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg handle a nervous public.

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WNYC News

With Sharpton Meeting, Lhota Underscores Difference from Giuliani

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota spent part of his day on Tuesday reaching out to constituencies not likely to support him. That included a private meeting with Reverend Al Sharpton in Harlem, who famously and regularly sparred with former Mayor Giuliani, Lhota's old boss. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayoral History Smackdown

Thursday, July 18, 2013

As the Bloomberg era comes to a close, we look back at the history of the New York mayor's office and assess the accomplishments of those who've held the office. Which mayor transformed the city the most, and was Bloomberg just another mayor, or has he had a unique impact? Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times and editor of America's Mayor: John V. Lindsay and the Reinvention of New York, and Mason B. Williams, author of City of Ambition: FDR, LaGuardia and the Making of Modern New York, discuss. Listeners, who's the best mayor in NYC history in your estimation? Was Bloomberg just another mayor? Post here or call 212-433-9692...

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WNYC News

Why Don't New Yorkers Vote?

Thursday, April 18, 2013

In 1953, 93 percent of voters in New York City cast ballots. In the last mayoral election, 28 percent of voters did. But before you start wringing your hands, consider these reasons why.

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WNYC News

What Giuliani Learned From Ed Koch: 'I Tried to Copy Him'

Friday, February 01, 2013

"The mayor should be the one in charge. And I think I kind of learned that watching Ed Koch do that for so many years."

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WNYC News

Lhota Files for Mayor, and Distances Himself from Giuliani

Thursday, January 17, 2013

As Republican Joe Lhota filed paperwork today to run for New York City mayor, he stressed he would be different from his former boss, Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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WNYC News

Former NYC Mayor Protests Near UN

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has told thousands of protesters near the United Nations that the Obama administration has "betrayed" the people of Iran.

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WNYC News

Giuliani Praises Christie's Keynote, Draws Parallels to Tough-Talking Governor

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s keynote address Tuesday night — and said he sees some of himself in the tough-talking former prosecutor. 

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Keynote Pick Means the GOP is Shunning Christie

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

But in the Republican Party, the Keynote is your dance partner for the evening, and your VP is the one you go home with at night - and those aren't the same people.

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The Empire

Long, Turner and Maragos: The Race to Replace Gillibrand

Friday, June 15, 2012

Republicans haven’t held a U.S. Senate seat in New York since 1999, when Alfonse D’Amato lost to Charles Schumer. But instead of rallying around one candidate, this year there is a three-way race for an unseasonably early primary on June 26.

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It's A Free Country ®

On bin Laden Anniversary, Romney and Giuliani Visit 9/11 First Responders

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

A year to the day after a team of Navy SEALs stormed Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan, Mitt Romney was visiting firefighters in New York.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Giuliani - But Not Bloomberg - for Mitt Romney

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

The praise Rudy Giuliani offered Romney was predictable, but the endorsement is more notable for everything the Romney camp doesn't want you thinking about.

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The Empire

Low Turnout Expected for NY GOP Primary

Monday, April 23, 2012

Republicans in New York go to the polls Tuesday to nominate a presidential candidate. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Congressman Ron Paul have both made campaign stops in New York, but it's not expected to shake Romney's commanding lead. Even before Rick Santorum left the race earlier this month, Romney led the field by more than 30 points among registered Republicans in the Empire State.

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It's A Free Country ®

The Constitution's Odd Clauses

Monday, October 31, 2011

Even if they don't make the news, even if they're not litigated, they provide the constitutional backdrop for how our democracy works. If we're going to understand the Constitution, we're going to have to understand all of it.

Jay Wexler, law professor at Boston University and author of the new book, The Odd Clauses: Understanding the Constitution through Ten of Its Most Curious Provisions, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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WNYC News

Giuliani Advisor Meets with NH Republicans

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's dispatched an aide to New Hampshire to meet with local activists to gauge interest in a possible presidential bid.

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It's A Free Country ®

The Politics of 9/11 Weekend

Monday, September 12, 2011

I would hope that if 9/11 does anything, it gives us a new global literacy. We had a blind spot on September 11th through which those planes flew. The best deterrent is to have a kind of global engagement, being more aware of what's going on around us.

Bob Hennelly, WNYC senior reporter, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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It's A Free Country ®

9/11 Politicos: Where Are They Now?

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Ten years after the towers fell, where are the leaders and policymakers who shaped our response to the tragedy?

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The Takeaway

How History May Judge Obama in Crisis

Friday, August 19, 2011

Winston Churchill will always be remembered for his handling of the Axis powers in World War II; President George W. Bush and Rudy Giuliani are inextricably linked to their responses to 9/11. Many world leaders are known best for actions they took in times of great crises. For our nation's current leader, the history books are still being written, and a second presidential term is a possibility. We wanted to preview what history may say of President Obama’s handling of the social, economic and military crises that have so far marked his first term in office. How will future generations remember him?

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