The Brian Lehrer ShowAuthor: WNYC
12 Nov 2019

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    The Shinnecock Tribe's Fight to Reclaim Land

    Treva Wurmfeld, director and producer of Conscience Point, and Shane Weeks, member of the Shinnecock Nation and cultural consultant, discuss the new PBS documentary on the Shinnecock Tribe's fight to reclaim Hamptons land on Long Island.


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    A Timeline of Ukraine, From 2014 to Now

    Philip Bump, Washington Post national correspondent, talks about his recent reporting on the years-old roots of the Ukraine scandal, and why the timeline of events matters.

     


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    Nobel Prize for Poverty

    Esther Duflo, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, professor of poverty alleviation and development economics at MIT, and co-author of Good Economics for Hard Times (PublicAffairs, 2019), discusses the work which led to her recent Nobel Prize award in economics.


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    A Timeline of Ukraine, From 2014 to Now; Veterans Weigh In; Nobel Prize for Poverty; The Shinnecock Tribe's Fight to Reclaim Land

    • Philip Bump, Washington Post national correspondent, talks about his recent reporting on the years-old roots of the Ukraine scandal, and why the timeline of events matters.
    • Veterans call in to share their thoughts and opinions on the most recent headlines.

    • Esther Duflo, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, professor of poverty alleviation and development economics at MIT, and co-author of Good Economics for Hard Times (PublicAffairs, 2019), discusses the work which led to her recent Nobel Prize award in economics.

    • Treva Wurmfeld, director and producer of Conscience Point, and Shane Weeks, Shinnecock member, discuss the new PBS documentary on the Shinnecock Tribe's fight to reclaim Hamptons land on Long Island.


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    Veterans: What Does Victory Look Like?

    After 18 years of war in the Middle East, what does victory look like? A call in for Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans on the definition of victory, and Trump as commander in chief. 


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