Richard Hake

Host, Morning Edition, WNYC News

Richard Hake appears in the following:

New Year Means You Can't Just Throw Electronics Away

Friday, December 26, 2014

Starting Jan. 1, a New York state law will require all electronics to be recycled. That means you can't just stuff your old iPhone into the trash.

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They Were Angry, and Started a Revolution

Thursday, December 11, 2014

 "She’s Beautiful When She's Angry" is a new documentary about a group of women who started the feminist movement in the United States between 1966 and 1971.

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Eric Garner Protests Incite "Powerful Political Theater"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Veteran community organizer and activist L.A. Kauffman said the protests have a palpable sense of anger and grief.

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Madame Cezanne: Muse or Object?

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Paul Cezanne hid his relationship with Hortense Fiquet for 17 years — but featured her in 29 paintings.

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London Police Commissioner Talks Terror in NYC

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Law enforcement and intelligence officials from around the world are meeting this week at NYPD headquarters to compare notes on the latest threats.


Filmmaker Returns to West Africa to Bear Witness to Ebola

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Public health researcher Janet Tobias is joining her film crew in Liberia and Sierra Leone for the next few months.


Regulars from What Once Was the Gayest Bar in NY

Friday, October 17, 2014

Sheldon Nadelman bartended at a bar across from the Port Authority until it closed in 1982 and shot thousands of pictures of his customers.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Winogrand, Cold War & Chaplin

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" will be accompanied by The New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall this weekend.


Brooklyn Museum Director Steps Down

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Alan Lehman dropped the word "art" from the museum's name and brought to NYC a painting of the Virgin Mary decorated with elephant dung. Now he's retiring.


Are NJ's New, Riskier, 'Alternative Investments' a Good Idea?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Jersey is putting more pension money into private companies, real estate and hedge funds.

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Manhattan DA Targets Dock Deal by Port Authority

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Manhattan D.A. wants to know the story behind how a local docks company reached a $25 million deal with the Port Authority, and why the agency failed to inform the public.


With No Bus System, Some NJ Parents Don't Know How Kids Will Get to Class

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The chair of the NJ Senate's Education Committee says she's concerned about the roll-out of Newark's school reform program, and that the state is monitoring the situation.

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Late Summer Shows Offer a Break from Reruns and Reality TV

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Outlander and The Knick are two shows to see.


Five Takeaways from the Health Commish on the City's Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

CDC staffing at airports helps city, NYC health commissioner says.


Weekend Staff Picks: Tunnels, Wine, Beer & Laughs

Saturday, August 02, 2014

Whether you want a Long Island day trip or an adventure in Manhattan, WNYC's staff has suggestions.


Weekend Staff Picks: Blogologues, Euryanthe & Swing

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The show Blogologues, featuring the skit "Text from Dog," is just one of the events recommended by our colleagues this weekend.


Weekend Staff Picks: Fire, Ice Cream & Brazilian Music

Saturday, July 19, 2014


Eclectic performances by dancers from all genres will appear on a makeshift stage on the water, with the Great South Bay and the setting sun as the backdrop, at The Fire Island Dance Festival.


Weekend Staff Picks: Music, Mermaids & More Music

Saturday, June 21, 2014

A group of WNYC news producers will be at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade. Find out what some of the other staff members are checking out around town.


Weekend Staff Picks: Sandy Hook, Shakespeare & Soccer

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Get in line for a free performance of Shakespeare in the Park's Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte theater in Central Park.


Weekend Staff Picks: Belmont, Borscht & Billie

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Audra McDonald as Billie Holiday is one suggestion from our staff. Find out what some of the others are up to this weekend.