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.
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.
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.