We were inspired by Ashley Patrick's tale of how a purse she lost on the Q train, made its way back home. WNYC listeners call in to share their stories of the times a stranger acted with complete kindness.
Stories From the Forgotten Borough
Claire Jimenez , longtime Staten Island resident, current PhD student at the University of Nebraska and author of Staten Island Stories (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019), discusses her new book and life as a Staten Islander.
Kirsten Gillibrand's Concern for U.S. Troops
Kirsten Gillibrand , United States Senator from New York (D), talks about the latest impeachment news plus her legislation to restore Congress's role over the nation's war powers.
Brian Lehrer Weekend: The Kavanaugh Impeachment Connection; Radio Rookies & #ShopListener
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
How Impeachment Connects with Kavanaugh (First) | When Did You Realize You Were Black? (Starts at 39:37) | #Shop Listener Gift Guide (Starts at 47:34)
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Emily Bazelon , staff writer for The New York Times Magazine , co-host of Slate's "Political Gabfest" podcast, Truman Capote fellow for creative writing and law at Yale Law School and author of Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration (Random House, 2019), discusses what's next in impeachment proceedings, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced she's directing Democrats to move forward with drafting articles of impeachment and another hearing is scheduled for Monday.