David L. Lewis

Investigations Editor, WNYC News

David L. Lewis appears in the following:

Errol Morris vs Steve Bannon

Friday, November 01, 2019

In "American Dharma," the Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris interviews Steve Bannon about his journey from Harvard to Hollywood to Trump's White House.


The Next Debt Crisis That No One's Talking About

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

An ambitious young immigrant is scammed into a buying a used car he can’t afford. But selling people unaffordable loans is big business and more consumers than ever can’t pay them back.

Talking Sex with Dr. Ruth

Friday, October 25, 2019

The documentary "Ask Dr. Ruth" profiles the sex therapist now in her 90s, from her life as German Jewish refugee to becoming a talk show celebrity. 


Living Underground in Syria

Friday, October 18, 2019

The documentary “The Cave,” from the Oscar-nominated Syrian director Feras Fayyad, looks at an underground hospital outside Damascus and a doctor who works there.


The Gift of Johnny Cash

Friday, October 11, 2019

The documentary "The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash" traces the musician's career in his own words and through interviews with his admirers from Emmylou Harris to Bruce Springsteen.


Diego Maradona, Larger Than Life

Friday, October 04, 2019

Oscar-winning filmmaker Asif Kapadia ("Amy) tells the larger-than-life story of World Cup football star "Diego Maradona."   


How The Norcross Political Machine Muscled In On Prime Real Estate In New Jersey's Poorest City

Thursday, October 03, 2019

A Camden nonprofit had a deal to buy waterfront property to fund neighborhood development. But George and Phil Norcross, the state's most powerful unelected leaders, had other ideas.

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Who Has Your Data?

Friday, September 27, 2019

The documentary "The Great Hack" investigates how our personal data is collected, monetized and weaponized to sway elections.


Close-up on Buzz Bissinger

Friday, September 20, 2019

The documentary "Buzz" profiles the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Buzz Bissinger ("Friday Night Lights") as he explores his own gender and sexuality while writing about Caitlyn Jenner.

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Hollywood's Gender Problem

Friday, September 13, 2019

The documentary "This Changes Everything" profiles Geena Davis and other Hollywood women trying to fix gender discrimination on screen and behind the scenes.


Celebrating Gospel Music

Friday, September 06, 2019

The documentary "Say Amen, Somebody" captures the early pioneers of gospel music, Willie Mae Smith and Thomas Dorsey, in a celebration that will move even non-believers.


How Miles Davis Birthed the Cool

Friday, August 30, 2019

Stanley Nelson's new documentary "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool" profiles the trumpet player who left an indelible mark on 20th century music.


When China Opens a Factory in Ohio

Friday, August 23, 2019

The documentary "American Factory" covers the Chinese company Fuyao Glass that retools an abandoned GM Factory in Dayton, Ohio, raising hopes for local workers.


China's One Child Policy

Friday, August 16, 2019

In "One Child Nation," filmmakers Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang investigate the history of China's policy of restricting families to one child and its untold consequences.


Remembering D.A. Pennebaker

Friday, August 09, 2019

Documentary legend D.A. Pennebaker died last week at the age of 94, leaving behind a legacy of extraordinary films including "Dont Look Back," "Monterey Pop" and "The War Room."


Photographer Jay Maisel Has to Move

Friday, August 02, 2019

The documentary "Jay Myself" profiles acclaimed photographer Jay Maisel, who bought a six-story building in Manhattan, filled it with found objects for five decades and now has to move.

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What Made Mike Wallace Tick

Friday, July 26, 2019

"Mike Wallace is Here" profiles the 60 Minutes star in a uniquely constructed film that relies on archives drawn from thousands of hours of his television interviews.


When it Comes to Police Misconduct, Body-Worn Camera Videos Are Slow to Come

Monday, July 22, 2019

The Civilian Complaint Review Board wants direct access to video from police body-worn cameras — just as oversight boards do in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and New Orleans. 


What Happened to Brazil?

Friday, July 19, 2019

The documentary "The Edge of Democracy" explores political upheavals in Brazil that sent a popular former president to prison and put power in the hands of a Trump-like successor.


Data Company Directly Powers Immigration Raids in Workplace

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Palantir Technologies, co-founded by a Trump advisor in Silicon Valley, has created a smart-phone app that helps ICE round up undocumented workers. The number of arrests has shot up.