Amy Pearl

Amy Pearl appears in the following:

Shelter Or Pedigreed?

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The Obamas opted for a Portuguese water dog. Stacy Alldredge, New York City dog trainer and owner of Who's Walking Who, talks about the pros and cons of shelter vs. purebred dogs as pets.


Step On A Crack, Break Your Mother's Back?

Monday, April 06, 2009

In America, three out of four people say they believe in the possibility of ghosts, psychics, telepathy or some measure of the supernatural. Why? Bruce Hood tells Brian Lehrer that it's a product of the brain that creates the mind.


Inside Guantanamo

Friday, April 03, 2009

"Jane Smith," a former Army sergeant and guard, talks about working with detainees at a maximum security detention camp in Guantanamo.

Her experience--and those of other guards, as well as the detainees--is chronicled in the upcoming documentary Explorer: Inside Guantanamo.

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Defense and Security in Pakistan

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Brian Lehrer spoke with Ikram Sehgal, managing editor of Defence Journal, Pakistan's leading monthly magazine focused on defense and security issues.


Oscar Goes Under the Knife

Friday, March 27, 2009

Pet owners, like everyone else, are being squeezed in this down economy and looking for ways to save. In Bushwick, Brooklyn recently, about 25 cats and dogs lined up for low-cost vet care. The mobile clinic, run by The ASPCA, charges $75 to spay or neuter a pet and the same services are free if you are on public assistance.

Oscar and his owner Caesar wait to take advantage of low-cost spay/neuter services in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Pit bulls make up a disproportionate number of dogs that enter the shelter system in the city. Joel Lopez of the ASPCA says he started drooling when he saw the two pit bulls come to get spayed.


At Least Someone is Getting Free Health Care in this City

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Fee spay/neuter clinics for the city's stray cats
Every New Yorker has seen them slinking through a fence into a construction site or dashing down an alley. Feral cats. There are tens of thousands of them living on the streets of the city, the offspring of lost or abandoned ...


Paterson's First Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

WNYC reporters Elaine Rivera, Cindy Rodriguez, and Matthew Schuerman join Brian Lehrer to discuss David Paterson's first year as New York's Governor and how his administration has affected New York City.


Yes, Virginia. There is a Ticket Quota.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Paul Bacon, writer, scuba instructor, and author of Bad Cop: New York's Least Likely Police Officer Tells All (Bloomsbury USA, 2009), talks to Brian Lehrer about ticket quotas, stop-and-frisk, who should not consider joining the force and more.


Schools Chancellor Joel Klein

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Joel Klein, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, talks about the Obama education plan's effects on local schools, and other matters facing students and parents in the region.


A Soldier's Education

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Craig Mullaney, former United States Army captain, West Point graduate, Rhodes scholar and the author of The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education, talks about his new memoir and the ongoing war in Afghanistan.


New Yorkers and the Recession

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

New Yorkers talk about how the recession is affecting them and which “luxury” items they can’t live without despite the economic downturn.

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No Place Like Home

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Mary Elizabeth Williams, culture critic for The Takeaway, host of’s Table Talk, and the author of Gimme Shelter, gives her perspective on the recent real estate bubble.


What Is A Socialist?

Monday, March 09, 2009

As conservative Republicans call President Obama's economic policies the advent of the U.S.S.A., writer Barbara Ehrenreich offers The Brian Lehrer Show a socialist's view of the economic situation.


First Snow Day in 5 Years

Monday, March 02, 2009

It's a snow day today for a lot of kids. New York City public schools are closed today, as are many schools in the suburbs. Updated forecasts are calling for as much as 10 inches of snow in the city by the end of ...


The Leonard Lopate Show: Mark Bittman

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talks to WNYC's Leonard Lopate about a plan for responsible eating that is good for the consumer and the planet.

You can listen to Lopate and Bittman's complete conversation here.


FAA Releases Tapes from Flight 1549

Thursday, February 05, 2009

The FAA released tapes and transcripts of tower communications with US Airways flight 1549 that made an emergency landing in the Hudson on January 15, 2009. Most of the communications with the pilot are contained in the tape and transcript for New York Tracon.

New York Tracon (note: raw audio, ...


Lunar New Year Parade 2009

Monday, February 02, 2009

Thousands of New Yorkers welcomed the Year of the Ox at the 10th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade on February 1, 2009.


Harlem Celebrates!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Aniya Dew, Amina Niass, Mbayang Kasse and Kevin Lassiter, all students at the Democracy Prep Charter School in Harlem,watch the Inauguration in Harlem. Watch their faces as Barack Obama takes the oath of office.

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Live Blogging the Returns

Monday, May 05, 2008

On May 6th, Brian Lehrer will be here live-blogging the returns of the North Carolina and Indiana Primaries from 7PM to 10PM.

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