Tracie Hunte

Producer, Radiolab

Tracie Hunte appears in the following:

Gov. Christie: Proposed School Funding Plan Is About Fairness

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Christie is proposing sweeping changes to the way student aid is allocated throughout the state. 

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From Virginia Tech to Newtown to Orlando: How One Chaplain Thinks About Mass Shootings

Monday, June 13, 2016

Scott Russell was a chaplain at Virginia Tech. After every new mass shooting, he says his emotions "run the gamut of the stages of grief."

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For the Train... For Love... For Hamilton Tickets: Waiting Then and Now

Thursday, June 09, 2016

WNYC kicks off a series on waiting by talking with a psychologist who studies how waiting affects us and how it's changed over time.


Who's Grading the Exam Graders?

Friday, May 27, 2016

An investigation by NBC 4 New York reveals that a company hired to score Regents exams has had trouble verifying the backgrounds of its graders. 

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Larry Wilmore and the N-Word at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Monday, May 02, 2016

The White House has defended the comedian, saying his sentiments of racial progress "came from a genuine place."

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Palacio: 'There is No Such Thing as 'Those' People'

Friday, January 08, 2016

Dr. Herminia Palacio says her life informs how she tackles chronic social issues like poverty and mental illness. 


What Obama's Gun Control Actions Mean for New York City

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

It's not yet clear what effect these executive orders will have on reducing gun violence in places that already have comparatively strict gun laws, like New York City.

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Bratton and Kelly Spar Over Crime Statistics

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Former NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly has accused the de Blasio administration of fudging crime stats to make the city appear safer. 

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Why Football Matters

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Jamil Smith, senior editor for the New Republic, argues football tells America about itself.

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Diallo's Mother Speaks: Cop Doesn't Deserve Promotion

Friday, December 18, 2015

Officer Kenneth Boss was acquitted of murder and other charges connected to Diallo's death.


A Closer Look at Mayor de Blasio's Plan to Reorganize Homeless Services

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A former homeless advocate says the mayor's making the right moves, but he should be doing more.


Chicago and New York City: Parallels Between Two Police-Involved Deaths

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Chicago and New York both had controversial police-involved deaths caught on camera. 


How Racist Was Woodrow Wilson?

Friday, November 20, 2015

The legacy of former President Woodrow Wilson is back in the spotlight after protests at Princeton University. 

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Calls to Close Border to Syrian Refugees Sound Familiar

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The U.S. has a long tradition of both welcoming and rejecting refugees. 


How Diversity on Campus Factors into College Decision

Friday, November 13, 2015

Can diversity tip the scales in favor of one school over the other?

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Latino Groups Protest Trump Hosting SNL

Friday, November 06, 2015

Groups organizing under the hashtag "Racism Isn't Funny" say Trump as SNL guest host "minimizes" impact of his controversial comments.

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NYPD Terrorism Commissioner Says Protecting City Requires "Balance"

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The head of NYPD's counter-terrorism unit says there's a balance between protecting the public from attacks and not invading people's privacy or infringing on their rights.

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'I Always See Bars': Getting Out of Prison and Staying Out

Friday, October 30, 2015

Former prisoners talk about reconnecting with family, looking to their future and staying away from old temptations.


How Releasing 6,000 Prisoners Could Be Just the Start of Sentencing Reform

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Glenn E. Martin is an advocate for cutting the U.S. prison population by 50 percent by 2030. 

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Bronx District Attorney Candidates Make Their Case

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Either Republican Robert Siano or Democrat Darcel Clark will become the first new district attorney in the Bronx in more than quarter-century.

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