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NY1’s Errol Louis has been interviewing powerful politicians and cultural icons for years, but it’s when the TV cameras are turned off that things really get interesting. From career highlights, to personal moments, to stories that have never been told, join Errol each week for intimate conversations with the people who are shaping the future of New York and beyond. Listen to "You Decide with Errol Louis" every Wednesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.

NY1’s Errol Louis has been interviewing powerful politicians and cultural icons for years, but it’s when the TV cameras are turned off that things really get interesting. From career highlights, to personal moments, to stories that have never been told, join Errol each week for intimate conversations with the people who are shaping the future of New York and beyond. Listen to "You Decide with Errol Louis" every Wednesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.
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NY1’s Errol Louis has been interviewing powerful politicians and cultural icons for years, but it’s when the TV cameras are turned off that things really get interesting. From career highlights, to personal moments, to stories that have never been told, join Errol each week for intimate conversations with the people who are shaping the future of New York and beyond. Listen to "You Decide with Errol Louis" every Wednesday, wherever you listen to podcasts.

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212-691-6397


Episodes

Preet Bharara: A Jersey Boy’s Brand of Justice

4/17/2019
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Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, discusses his immigrant roots, his love of Bruce Springsteen and his foray into the world of media with the podcast “Stay Tuned with Preet.” He also reflects on his firing by President Trump, his expectations for the Mueller report and talks about his time prosecuting New York politicians, which he has chronicled in his new book, “Doing Justice: A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law.”

Duration:00:43:04

Emily Ngo: 13 Presidential Hopefuls, Three Days, One Manhattan Hotel

4/10/2019
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After a string of Democratic presidential hopefuls made their case to voters at Reverend Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference in Midtown, Manhattan, Emily Ngo, Newsday's national political reporter, joined Errol Louis to go past the daily headlines and analyze the 2020 field so far. Errol also weighs in on how the media should cover the 2020 race and the current administration. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a...

Duration:00:37:29

Richard Carranza: How to Change a Public School System

4/3/2019
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New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has worked in school districts across the country, from San Francisco to Houston, and he has been leading the city’s department of education for exactly a year. He sat down with Errol to discuss the tough problems facing the public education system, including segregation and the battle over the city’s specialized high schools. Carranza also shares his love of mariachi music. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a...

Duration:00:32:51

John Avlon: A Centrist’s Reality in the Age of Trump

3/27/2019
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CNN Senior Political Analyst John Avlon has been friends with Errol for many years. He joins Errol to discuss his time as former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s chief speechwriter after the September 11th terror attacks. He also looks to America’s Founding Fathers for lessons for the present and critiques the media coverage of the Trump administration as he warns of the destructive effects of hyper-partisanship. Errol also gives his thoughts on the debate over New York City’s...

Duration:00:59:01

David Cay Johnston: The Art of Analyzing Donald Trump

3/20/2019
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Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston talks about his three-decade career covering Donald Trump, starting from his time as a casino owner. As a “Trumpologist,” David dives into the President’s psyche. He also discusses the state of journalism and his work exposing brutality in the LAPD. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message. MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: The Making of Donald Trump It's Even Worse...

Duration:00:43:02

Charles Rangel: The Lion of Lenox Avenue Tells His Harlem Story

3/13/2019
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Former Congressman Charles Rangel reflects on his ties to Harlem and how the neighborhood has shaped him, from his time serving in the army to his rise in politics from Albany to Washington, D.C. He also discusses the Trump presidency and his experience sitting on the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate hearings. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

Duration:00:48:43

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: An Afternoon in The Bronx

3/6/2019
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Errol Louis take a walk through Parkchester, Bronx, and discuss her childhood, her policy positions and politics. She and Errol also check out her new apartment and have an in-depth conversation on how she’s adjusting to life as a congresswoman and her efforts to push back against critics. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

Duration:00:56:01

Diane Ravitch: What is the Best Way to Educate Our Kids?

2/27/2019
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As the nation sees a string of teacher walkouts, former White House education official Diane Ravitch joined Errol Louis to discuss the debate over standardized testing, the influence of billionaires in local school board elections, and what needs to be done to help children succeed. Errol also shares what he thinks about Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ second bid for the White House amid a growing Democratic field of candidates. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us...

Duration:00:37:25

Bill Bratton: Lessons Learned from a Career in Policing

2/20/2019
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Former New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton talks about what he’s learned from his more than 50 years in law enforcement, including his time as a transit cop and running the Boston and Los Angeles departments, the evolution of policing, and some of the unintended consequences of previous police strategies. He also weighs in on efforts to legalize marijuana. Errol also shares his thoughts on the collapse of the deal to bring Amazon to Queens. Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag...

Duration:00:55:37

Arturo O’Farrill: Tearing Down the Border Wall with Music

2/13/2019
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As the debate over the Trump administration’s border wall continues to be a major focus on the national stage, Grammy award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O’Farrill, talks about his latest project, “Fandango at the Wall,” which aims to break down barriers between the United States and Mexico through music. Errol also gives his take on the debate over the controversial deal to bring Amazon to Queens. Should the deal be killed? Should it be amended? We want to hear from you. Weigh in...

Duration:00:30:03

Lee Gelernt: Fighting Trump in the Courts

2/6/2019
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Lee Gelernt, the deputy director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Immigrants' Rights Project, talks about his efforts leading the groundbreaking legal response to President Trump’s immigration positions, including the travel ban and the family separation policy, and discusses how his New York City upbringing set him up for a life of public service. Errol also shares some personal stories about two groundbreaking journalists, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, and talks about the...

Duration:00:51:31

Patrick Gaspard: How a Start in NY Politics Led to a Job as Obama’s Political Director

1/30/2019
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Former U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard traces his career in public life, from working to get David Dinkins elected as mayor of New York City, meeting Errol on the campaign trail, working in the Obama White House and eventually leading the Open Society Foundations, a international charity founded by George Soros. You can always weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag #NY1YouDecide or give us a call at 212-379-3440 and leave a message.

Duration:00:52:15

Maggie Haberman: From City Hall to Trump in the White House

1/23/2019
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On the debut episode of “You Decide with Errol Louis,” New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman talks about her start in New York politics, reveals what it’s like to cover President Trump, and reflects on the role of journalists in 2019. Errol also shares his thoughts on the new class in Congress and the importance of training women to run for elected office. JOIN THE CONVERSATION Do you have any thoughts or questions for Errol? Weigh in on Twitter with the hashtag...

Duration:00:40:14

An Introduction to "You Decide with Errol Louis"

1/3/2019
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NY1’s Errol Louis gives a preview of his new podcast from NY1. Subscribe and listen to the premiere episode on January 23rd.

Duration:00:01:43