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Walt Whitman and 99 Ryerson Street: An Interview…

On this episode of ZUCKER, host Andrew Zucker welcomes Karen Karbiener of the Walt Whitman Initiative. Karbiener is a professor at NYU and is leading the charge to landmark one of Whitman’s Brooklyn homes at 99 Ryerson Street. They discuss the fight to get it landmarked, the importance of Brooklyn to Whitman’s career, and the famous people writing letters to help the cause. Special thanks to Dr. Eric Conrad.

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Local News, Andrew Gillum, and Florida: An…

This week on ZUCKER, Mary Ellen Klas, the capital bureau chief for the Miami Herald, joins host Andrew Zucker to talk about her time at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the gubernatorial race in Florida, as well as the upcoming senate race in the Sunshine State.

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Keeping Time: An Interview with Horologist David…

​David Graf climbs to the top of the bell tower of St. Paul Parish every week to wind the gears that keep the mechanical clock running. WHRB reporter Matt Hoisch made the climb with him one morning to talk about how the clock works, what it takes to keep it running, and why Graf loves the physical, technical, and artistic work that he does.

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Talking Energy Law: An Interview with Ari Peskoe

Ari Peskoe is the Director of the Electricity Law Initiative at the Harvard Law School Environmental and Energy Law Program. In this interview, Matt Hoisch talks with Ari about why he became interested in electricity law and what challenges the future holds for regulating electricity.

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The Case Against Impeaching Trump: An Interview…

Alan Dershowitz is a former constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School and the author of the critically acclaimed book, The Case Against Impeaching Trump. WHRB News correspondent Aaron Fogelson got on the phone with Dershowitz to discuss the history, constitutionality, and current possibility of impeachment.

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Gouda Talks: Kosher Food on the Go

On the second episode of Gouda Talks, a podcast exploring the intersection of culture in food, Jess sits down with Ari Kendall, the co-founder and head chef for the Chik Chak food truck. Always rapidly moving, working, and cooking, the life of a food truck chef presents many challenges (even truck fires), but according to Kendall, reaps even more rewards.

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(un)Common Ground: Voices of Student Activists

Kelley Babphavong is the president of Harvard Right to Life. Steph Black is the director of Students to End Abortion Stigma at American University. Both women are outspoken and passionate about their causes — although they often stand diametrically opposed. Here's what they have to say about why they love doing what they do.