BL Weekend: Reggie Love, Immunization, SCOTUS Update &...02/27/15
The President's Former Assistant, Reggie Love(First) |Immunization Stories(Starts at 18:50) |SCOTUS Update(Starts at 40:40) |About That Dress... (Starts at 55:46)
The Science Behind That Dress
Wired's Adam Rogers explains the science behind the dress that's dividing the Internet -- is it black and blue, or white and gold (or both)?
The Family Business: Sylvia's
Tren'ness Woods-Black of Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlemtalks about her grandmother Sylvia Woods, known as "The Queen of Soul Food", and how Harlem has changed since it opened.
A Plan to Join ISIS From Brooklyn
New York Times reporter Marc Santoratalks about the three Brooklyn men whowere arrested for allegedly plotting to travel to Syria and fight forthe so-called Islamic State.
Christiane Amanpour on ISIS
CNN's Christiane Amanpourdiscusses developments with ISIS, including the identification of "Jihadi John" as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi. Plus: the latest on Iranian nuclear talks.
'Rasheeda Speaking' on Race and Office Politics
Tony Award-winning actressTonya Pinkins and Cynthia Nixon, the actress, director and activist,talk about The New Group's production ofthe play "Rasheeda Speaking."
Baseball, Politics, and All the Scandals in Between
The ever-lively Mike Lupica,Daily News sports and politics writer, weighs in on the return of A-Rod, Little League controversies, and Rudy Giuliani's recent tour through the headlines.
What's Going Through the Courts
Slate's Dahlia Lithwicktalks aboutthree big legal cases going through the Supreme Court right now: the ACA ,same-sex marriage and executive authority/deportations.
Mr. de Blasio Goes to Albany
WNYC's Brigid Bergin discusses Mayor de Blasio's several requests from Albany - including funding for affordable housing, education funding and more mayoral control.
The Guy Beside the President
President Obama's former personal aide, Reggie Love, talks about his experience as the president's "body man."
Who Is Scott Walker and What Does He Want?
It was at a fundraiser for the Wisconsin governor that Rudy Giuliani said President Obama doesn't love America; now Scott Walker's using the remark to raise money. Here's how.
Christie's Pension Cuts Are Uncut
NJ State Assemblyman John Wisniewski discusses a judge's ruling that Gov. Christie broke the law when he made cuts to the state's pension payments, and that $1.6b must be reinstated.
Where the Speed Cameras Are
Officials wont say where theyve placed 51 speed cameras in New York City. But based on where and when tickets were issued, wefound them -- and figured out how effective they've been.
The Family Business: Sahadi's
We're kicking off our series on small businesses that have been in this area for generations. First up: the Middle-Eastern grocery Sahadi's, on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.
In What Do We Trust?
NPR's science correspondentShankar Vedantamexamines who or what we decide to trust - algorithms, humans or evidence?
The Italian Americans: The Values of La Famiglia
The newPBS series "The Italian Americans"chronicles the valuesof the group,from the waves of immigrants who arrived in the late 19th centuryto those who live here today.
The 'Siberian Express' Tightens Its Grip
Temperatures are way below normal, and will stay that way all week. Meteorologist Steven DiMartino discusses the forecast, and explains what the "Siberian Express" has to do with it.
Maybe Another Shutdown?
The DHS will run out of funding on Friday if the Senate doesn't come to an agreement over the agency's budget. NPR's Ailsa Changexplainswhatthat wouldmean for national security.
Brian's Six Best Political Moments at the Oscars
From The Imitation Game's writer urging kids to "stay weird" to Common's acceptance speech touching on incarceration rates, here are the memorable moments that went beyond Hollywood.
The Making of a Music Critic
Robert Christgau,music critic forThe Village Voiceand other publicationslooks back on his - and his hometown's - music history.
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