Collin Campbell

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Echoes of Mozart in modern times

Friday, August 01, 2008

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a brilliant man. By the age of 13, he had written concertos, sonatas, symphonies, a German operetta and an Italian opera. He took Europe by storm and even ...

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The economic tides turn

Thursday, July 31, 2008

Guests: Cheryl Einhorn, Takeaway economy guru and adjunct professor of Business, Economic and Financial journalism at Columbia University

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Alaska Senator Ted Stevens indicted in corruption inquiry

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Senator Ted Stevens has been indicted on seven counts of making false statements. The 84-year-old Alaska Republican and former chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee is accused ...


The Comprehensivist

Friday, June 27, 2008

Buckminster Fuller called himself a "comprehensive, anticipatory design scientist." Fuller was an American architect, engineer, inventor and visionary who died in 1985. Today, his work continues to inspire builders, designers, artists, chemists, cartographers – the list seems endless. Now, selections of Fuller’s work are on ...


What the water took: The latest on the Iowa floods

Monday, June 16, 2008

The waters of the Cedar River are starting to recede in eastern Iowa, an area that was forced to evacuate nearly 24,000 people after heavy rains pounded the area. As residents slowly ...

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Stephen Dubner on the selfish act of altruism

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Tragedies like Hurricane Katrina, the Asian tsunami and the Sept. 11 attacks prompted billions of dollars in donations. But following an earthquake in Pakistan that killed 80,000... ...

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Funeral for 2nd Auxiliary Cop

Monday, March 19, 2007

Police officers attended another funeral yesterday. Nineteen year old Eugene Marshalik was killed, along with his partner, when the 2 unarmed auxiliary cops confronted a gunman in Greenwich Village last week. WNYC's Collin Campbell reports.

REPORTER: A day after Mayor Bloomberg, the police commissioner and thousands ...


Artists Create Dictionary of Mexico City

Thursday, March 16, 2006

The city in which a person lives is a key to his or her identity. It's an easy way to tell someone who you are and who you aren't. A new exhibit in New York from Mexico City probes how residents of large cities create ...


Radio City Musicians Meet with Mediator

Monday, November 14, 2005

Union representatives for Radio City musicians are meeting with a mediator today in hopes of ending the strike that has closed a holiday show. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

A spokesman says the mayor arranged last week for the two sides to talk to a mediator ...


Subway Searches Challenged in Court

Monday, October 31, 2005

The constitutionality of random bag searches in the subways is being challenged in federal court today by civil liberties lawyers. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

At issue is a random search of the subways that was put in place after deadly bombings by terrorists in London's ...


Pressure on Islamic Charities Complicate Earthquake Giving

Friday, October 14, 2005

According to Census figures, New York City is home to 30,000 Pakistani residents. Many members of the community have spent the last few days trying to contact friends and family in places hit by Saturday's massive earthquake. They have also begun raising money and collecting ...


Miller Must Account for Campaign Spending

Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Democratic mayoral hopeful Gifford Miller could face cuts in his public campaign funds on the eve of Tuesday's primary.

To get matching funds, candidates are limited in what they can spend and must account for all spending. Money used to gather signatures -- about a million ...


Pirro to Run for Senate

Monday, August 08, 2005

Jeanine Pirro, the high-profile district attorney from suburban Westchester County, will seek the Republican nomination to challenge Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's bid for re-election next year. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

Jeanine Pirro's name has been at the top of the list of GOP politicians ripe ...


'The Gates' heads for the Recycling Bin

Monday, February 28, 2005

Workers will begin taking down 'The Gates' today. The massive work of public art by Christo and Jeanne-Claude isn't headed for a museum or a private collection. Its pieces will be recycled.

The fabric, steel and vinyl used to to build 'The Gates' cost more than ...


Washington Heights Marks 40th Anniversary of Malcom X Assassination

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

The 1960s activist Malcolm X was remembered at a memorial marking the 40th Anniversary of his assassination in Washington Heights. The event was attended by family members, friends and city politicians. Mayor Bloomberg said Malcolm X's message lives on in New York.

BLOOMBERG: I think where he alive today, he would ...


Air Traffic Control Errors on the Rise

Friday, February 18, 2005

In the last few weeks, air traffic controllers in New York have made an alarming number of errors that could have caused mid-air accidents. The FAA says planes have flown too close to each other at a rate at least six times higher than such ...


Queens GOP Leaning Toward Ognibene for Mayor

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Members of the Queens County Republican Party say they plan to to endorse former City Councilman Thomas Ognibene for mayor tonight, steering the borough with the largest number of Republicans away from Mayor Bloomberg. WNYC's Collin Campbell has more.

The Queens GOP endorsed Bloomberg for his ...


MTA Should Get Best Price for Railyards

Tuesday, February 08, 2005

The head of the state's economic development agency says the MTA should get the best price it can for the Hudson Railyards, where the Jets want to build a stadium. On the Brian Lehrer show this morning on WNYC, Charles Gargano, head of Empire State Development, denied that the state ...