Mara Silvers

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Mara Silvers appears in the following:

US Deports 95-year-old Ex-Nazi Guard to Germany

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Jakiw Palij has spent the last several years living a quiet and isolated life in Jackson Heights, Queens.


New Proposal to Cut Building Emissions Finds Traction in City Council

Monday, August 20, 2018

A report aimed at decreasing carbon emissions from large buildings has the attention of the City Council, and interest from the de Blasio administration.


Want to Vote in September? Your Deadline Is Now

Friday, August 17, 2018

Want to pick your party's candidate for New York's next governor and attorney general? Register!

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This Time, a Prominent Woman Is Accused of Sexually Harassing a Man

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

An unusual, though not unheard of, side of the #MeToo movement.


How the Collins' Indictment will Affect the Midterms

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

The charges open the door — slightly — for Democrats to win a very Republican district.


New York Congressman Indicted on Charges of Insider Trading

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Republican Chris Collins, who represents New York's 27th Congressional District, was arrested and indicted Wednesday. His attorneys are promising "a vigorous defense."


New York Set to Revise Role of School Safety Agents

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Students are pressing the city to clarify safety agents' jobs so they stay out of school discipline and health issues they're not trained to handle.    

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'This Is My Second Chance': Manhattan Expands Alternative Justice Program

Thursday, June 28, 2018

A program that diverts first-time offenders from the criminal justice system will now be accessible to certain adults across Manhattan.


Push to Reunite Children Taken From Mother Begins for One Immigration Attorney

Monday, June 25, 2018

A lawyer finally connects with his detained client about her children in a New York foster agency, while hundreds of other children sent to the city remain in limbo.


Hundreds of Immigrant Children in New York Are in Need of Lawyers

Friday, June 22, 2018

It is still unclear what will happen to the children who were separated from their families at the U.S. border


'They're Not Even Part of a System,' Attorney For Three Migrant Kids in NYC Says

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The children were separated from their mother at the U.S. border a month ago and have been in New York ever since.


New York Attorney General Sues to Shut Down Trump Foundation

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Eric Schneiderman's successor keeps up pressure on president, alleging he illegally used his charity as a piggy bank for legal fees, business expenses and his presidential campaign.

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Saying Goodbye to 'Bobby': RFK's Funeral at St. Patrick's

Friday, June 08, 2018

He was accused of being a carpet-bagger, but New Yorkers loved him anyway.

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Courting Fame and Vulnerability: The Shooting of Andy Warhol

Friday, June 01, 2018

Andy Warhol spent years building his celebrity persona and challenging artistic norms. Then he got shot.


Harvey Weinstein's Prosecution and When #MeToo Makes It to Court

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Suzanne Goldberg, the director of Columbia Law School's Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, says the #MeToo movement has shifted the "tradition of disbelief toward women."


Meet the People Who Are Serving Our Country While Living at Home

Monday, May 28, 2018

Ahead of Memorial Day, WNYC spoke to service members who carry out military duties while living their civilian lives here in the New York area.


Coretta Scott King Rallies Against American War, Racism, and Poverty

Friday, April 27, 2018

Speaking in New York City on April 27, 1968, Coretta Scott King addresses social issues at home and abroad.


Student Protesters Reflect On Their Revolution, 50 Years Later

Monday, April 23, 2018

On April 23, 1968, Columbia University was brought to a standstill by a historic student protest.

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Former Mayor Giuliani Joins Trump's Personal Legal Team

Friday, April 20, 2018

Trump and Giuliani's relationship goes back decades.


Navigating Hookup Culture in the Digital Age

Friday, April 13, 2018

A new book says dating apps are making satisfying relationships harder to find.