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God vs. the Gavel


29:35 minutes (33.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 27 Feb 2014

Tune in to this Thursday's Late City Edition for a conversation with Marci Hamilton, expert in constitutional and First Amendment law, and author of God vs. the Gavel: Religion and the Rule of Law. Professor Hamilton discusses what happens when religious liberty and the law come into conflict, especially when First Amendment protection permits and even fosters oppression and abuse.

Kyle Smith Interview 2.26.14


9:36 minutes (10.57 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 26 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports speaks with Kyle Smith leading up to the final road trip of the 2013-2014 season at Dartmouth and Harvard.

The Square


28:14 minutes (32.32 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 25 Feb 2014

For the past two years the Egyptian Revolution has garnered worldwide media attention. A new documentary, The Square, goes behind the news coverage to tell the stories of a group of passionate young protesters fighting to create a new "society of conscience" in Egypt. Late City Edition Producer Nico Esguerra sat down with the film's director, Jehane Noujaim, and producer Karim Amer, to discuss the revolution and their filmmaking process.

Oud Improvisation


3:01 minutes (4.15 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 21 Feb 2014

Oud improvisation. Recorded on April 7th, 2013 in NY by Ahmet Ali Arslan. 

Interview


21:22 minutes (29.34 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 21 Feb 2014

Interview with the Turkish oudist/composer Yurdal Tokcan. Recorded on April 7th, 2013 in NY.Hosted & translated by Ahmet Ali Arslan. Edited by Ben Young, and voiced by Chuck Iselin.

Kyle Smith Interview 2.18.14


7:42 minutes (8.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 18 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports chats with Kyle Smith before Columbia's homestand against Brown and Yale this weekend

Kyle Smith Interview 2.12.14


12:17 minutes (14.06 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 12 Feb 2014

WKCR Sports sits down once again with head basketball coach Kyle Smith before Columbia goes on the road to take on Princeton and Penn

Karen Green


22:49 minutes (20.89 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 3 Feb 2014

In 2013 the prolific cartoonist Al Jaffee - best known for creating Mad Magazine's fold-in back cover - donated his entire archives, including fan mail, sketches and never-before-published comic strips, to Columbia. Late City Edition sat down with Karen Green, Columbia's graphic novels librarian, to discuss Jaffe's work and its relation to the history of publishing, censorship, and comic books in New York City. 

Raising Henry


35:50 minutes (41.01 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Tue, 4 Feb 2014

Late City Edition producer Danielle Smith sat down with Dr. Rachel Adams, author of  Raising Henry: a Memoir of Motherhood, Disability and Discovery. The book recollects her experience of raising her son Henry, who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome at birth. Dr. Adams discusses her writing process, reactions to the book, and the complex and coded language can surround discussions of disability.

Alain Altinoglu Interview


30:53 minutes (42.41 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 15 Feb 2014

An exclusive interview with conductor Alain Altinoglu. A young conductor famous already for his interpretations of French opera, Altinoglu speaks about French style and conducting at the greatest opera houses in the world. This interview was conducted on February 10, 2014 at the Metropolitan Opera following a rehearsal for a new production of Werther, which Altinoglu is leading.

Lyles Post-Game Interview 2.7.14


1:03 minutes (495.43 KB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Meiko Lyles discusses his game-winning shot and the victory at Princeton.

CU win at Princeton 2.7.14


4:30 minutes (2.07 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 7 Feb 2014

Columbia pulls off the comeback with a great second-half effort to win at Princeton for the first time since 1993. Announcers: Ryan Young and Miles Johnson

Kyle Smith Interview 1.29.14


9:45 minutes (11.17 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 29 Jan 2014

Our first interview with Men's Basketball Head Coach Kyle Smith on his team's performance in non-conference and a look ahead to not only this weekend's games at Yale and Brown, but also to the remainder of the Ivy season.  

Brian Jay Jones (Jim Henson: The Biography), Hosted by Brianna Brown


60:18 minutes (82.81 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 24 Jan 2014

New York Times Bestselling Author and Vice President of Biographers International, Brian Jay Jones, talks about his second book, Jim Henson: The Biography. This definitive book about the Muppets creator has been hailed a New York Times Bestseller, chosen as the Best Biography of 2013 by Goodreads, and voted one of the Top Ten Books by CNN viewers. This interview was hosted by Brianna Brown on December 12, 2013 and originally aired on January 24, 2014.

Christa Ludwig Interview


41:32 minutes (38.03 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 18 Jan 2014

An exclusive interview with legendary mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig. Born in Germany, Kammersängerin Ludwig sang for nearly 50 years, with a repertoire from Bach to Berg. Considered by many as the definitive interpreter of Wagner, Brahms, and Mahler, Ks. Ludwig speaks about her extensive career and experiences performing with some of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century. This interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at the Blakely Hotel on January 16, 2014, which was the day after a masterclass she led at Carnegie Hall.

John Zinsser and Beth Fisher-Yoshida, Role of the Ombudsman


32:16 minutes (36.93 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Mon, 13 Jan 2014

January's installment of our series with the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4) features John Zinsser, an instructor at the negotiation and confilct resolution masters program at Columbia University. Zinsser discusses his experience as an organizational ombudsman, a designated neutral and confidential mediator within organizations like hospitals, universities and corporations.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2012)


27:11 minutes (12.45 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 13 Jun 2012

A week after he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Columbia baseball star and Ivy Player of the Year Dario Pizzano joined Ryan Young and Jim Pagels on the Firing Lion to discuss being drafted, his expectations for professional baseball and the Pulaski Mariners, Columbia baseball and much more.

After Tiller


18:57 minutes (21.69 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 18 Sep 2013

For this Late City Edition, check out our coverage on After Tiller, an award-winning documentary on late-term abortions.  The film follows the only four doctors in the United States who perform third-trimester abortions; the fifth, George Tiller, was assassinated in 2009.

Dario Pizzano Interview (2013)


23:09 minutes (10.6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 11 Sep 2013

Columbia baseball alumus Dario Pizzano joined us in studio to discuss his year with the Seattle Mariners' minor league team, the Clinton Lumberkings.

Robin Harris Interview (2012)


24:53 minutes (45.56 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 22 Aug 2012

Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris joined Sam Tydings and Ryan Young to discuss her job, the Ivy League/Big 10 concussion initiative, the basketball postseason, Columbia's struggles, and much more.

Gary Cohen Interview (2012)


31:41 minutes (36.25 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 8 Aug 2012

WKCR alumnus and current Mets TV play-by-play man Gary Cohen joined Gigi Clark to discuss his time at Columbia, his life in broadcasting, and the Mets. Recorded 5.1.12.

2014 Ivy MBB Preview with Michael James


56:59 minutes (26.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Wed, 15 Jan 2014

Michael James (@ivybball) joined Ryan Young and Peter Andrews on the Firing Lion to preview the 2014 Ivy men's basketball season. (Order of discussion: Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Brown, Yale, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, the league)

John Templon Interview 12.28.13


8:56 minutes (4.09 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

John Templon from nycbuckets.com joined Peter Andrews and Ryan Young at halftime of Columbia's game at the Barclays Center to discuss the Lions, St. John's, and the rest of NYC college basketball. 

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 3


13:19 minutes (6.1 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of the final eight minutes of Columbia basketball vs. St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 2


12:48 minutes (5.86 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia's second-half comeback against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

CU vs. St. John's at Barclays Center Part 1


13:06 minutes (6 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Condensed version of Columbia basketball's first half against St. John's at Barclays Center on December 28, 2013. Announcers: Ryan Young and Peter Andrews

Interview with EOM during Wintervention Tour


13:13 minutes (12.11 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Fri, 3 Jan 2014

Zach Wyhe interviews EOM before his show at Highline Ballroom, during the Wintervention Tour with Wax, Anderson.Paak (Breezy Lovejoy),  and Parker (Dumbfoundead).   It is a quick interview, but future and past projects are dicussed, along with production techniques and food preferences.  EOM's music an be found at http://eom703.bandcamp.com/This was recorded December 6th, 2013.  

Sondra Radvanovsky Interview (2011)


35:09 minutes (40.23 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Sat, 16 Apr 2011

Interview with American Verdi soprano Sondra Radvanovsky. Preparing for her appearances in the Met's Trovatore, Radvanovsky describes the challenges of her newest roles Aida and Tosca, as well as her preparation for her (then) upcoming roles, Norma and Donizetti's Tudor Queens. Interview was conducted by Stepan Atamian at Lincoln Center on April 15, 2011.

Interview with Lynne Sharon Schwartz


31:26 minutes (28.79 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 7 Nov 2013

Author Lynne Sharon Schwartz joins us to discuss her latest novel, Two-Part Inventions, now out in paperback.  The novel traces the life of Suzanne, a classical pianist, whose sudden death forces her husband to reflect on his desicion to fabricate over one hundred recordings of her music.  During the interview, Schwartz discusses her earliest publications from the 1970s, her childhood in Brooklyn, and her writing process.  Hosted by Mahima Chablani. 

Dr. Stephan Mayer


43:56 minutes (50.28 MB)
Date Broadcast: 
Thu, 12 Dec 2013

Dr. Stephan Mayer, director of the Neurological Intensive Care Unit at Columbia University Medical Center, joins our producer Ruby Dutcher to discuss his experience as an intensive care physician and the epidemic of slow, machine regulated death that has accompanied advances in modern medicine, and explains why we should talk about death at dinner.

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