Un General Assembly

The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues with Diane Ravitch; UN General Assembly; Obamacare Funding; Bill McKibben

Monday, September 23, 2013

As world leaders gather at the UN in New York for the General Assembly, New York Times chief Washington correspondent David Sanger previews the week. Plus: New York magazine's Jonathan Chait on the fight over the budget and Obamacare; environmental activist Bill McKibben on his new book; and the election series 30 Issues in 30 Days begins with a conversation with Diane Ravitch about charter school, Common Core curriculum and her new book.


The UN General Assembly Seen though the Eyes of one City Cabbie

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Abdul Quyyam has been driving a taxi for more than 11 years. He's got the endurance thing down. But mention the United Nations General Assembly and he shudders. Quyyam allowed me to ride along with him on Thursday to see first hand what it's like to navigate Manhattan while the U.N. is in session.