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15 Aug 2018

Midday on WNYC

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WNYC hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.

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    Why Foster Care Placements are on the Rise

    Attorney Joanna Woolman, the director of the Child Protection Program at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Suzanne Sellers, the executive director of Families Organizing for Child Welfare Justice discuss the policies and protocols that have lead to a national rise in child-welfare placements. 

    This segment is guest hosted Jenna Flanagan.


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    Chief Justice John Marshall's Impact on America

    Joel Richard Paul discusses his book Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall and His Times, this is the story of how Chief Justice John Marshall, a rough-cut frontiersman with little formal education, invented himself as one of the nation's preeminent lawyers and politicians; who then reinvented the Constitution to forge a stronger nation. 

    On August 15 at 7 pm Joel Richard Paul will be at The Bryant Park Reading Room in partnership with the NY Historical Society

    This segment is guest hosted Jenna Flanagan.


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    Green Goodness--NYC's Public Gardens

    Jane Garmey and David Scalza discuss some of New York City's most beautiful yet under-visited and under-appreciated gardens in their book City Green: Public Gardens of New York

    This segment is guest hosted Jenna Flanagan.


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    More ICE Raids in New York City

    In reporter Ryan Devereaux's new article, "ICE Has Conducted Hundreds of Raids in New York Since Trump Came to Power. Here's What Those Operations Look Like," for The Intercept, he discusses the increase in ICE raids and the aggressive and coercive nature which undocumented immigrants are being arrested and detained since Trump came to office. 

    This segment is guest hosted Jenna Flanagan. 


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    Increase in ICE Raids, The Legacy of Justice John Marshall, More Children in Foster Care

    Ryan Devereaux discusses ICE's antagonistic tactics for arresting and detaining undocumented migrants in New York City. Jane Garmey and David Scalza talk about NYC's best-kept secret--public gardens. Joel Richard Paul discusses the making of legendary Chief Justice John Marshall. Joanna Woolman and Suzanne Sellers talk about the foster care system's practices versus their policies.  

    This segment is guest hosted Jenna Flanagan.


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