Conversations with Allan Wolper, WBGO.ORG

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Conversations with Allan Wolper is an in-depth, face to face, 30-minute interview series with people whose ideas and lives are on the cutting edge of American society.

You will hear tales of Iraqi intrigue and urban conflict. Heart rendering stories of parents with special needs children. Intense discussions of race and religion. Investigative insights of historical significance. Cultural accounts of life on Broadway, Hollywood, and the media.

Allan Wolper is known as a "journalist's journalist." A superb interviewer, reporter, documentary producer and ethics columnist, he has been honored by every journalism medium. Wolper has won over 50 awards, including, television's prestigious Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award - The Pulitzer Prize of broadcast news. He won the National Headliner Award for his radio commentaries, and has been honored by The Medill Graduate School of Journalism at Northwestern University, The Pennsylvania State University, the New York Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club for his ethics columns in Editor and Publisher Magazine. Allan Wolper is a Professor of Journalism at Rutgers - Newark University.

CONVERSATIONS WITH ALLAN WOLPER ON-AIR Tuesday at 7:30pm
www.wbgo.org/wolper


113 Pieces

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Masha Hamilton, a former foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, Los Angeles Times and NBC Mutual Radio, has written four novels. Her novel...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 30:43
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Alan Newton spent 22 years in prison for a rape crime he did not commit. In 2006, he was freed after police found evidence that had been missing fo...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 28:29
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Christine Dennison, is an explorer who leads expeditions to the most remote corners of civilization. She swims with sharks and piranhas in the Amaz...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 32:05
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David Carr of The New York Times overcame drug and alcohol problems to become one of the most powerful media and culture writers in the country. He...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 40:09
  • Purchases: 2
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Jayne Anne Phillips is a writer who has won world wide recognition. The New York Times said she demonstrated a "keen love of language and a rare ta...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 30:17
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Former Governor David Paterson, the first African American to run New York State, says the media treated him as an "affirmative action" chief execu...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 01:01:19
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Joanna Wolper, an Emmy Award winning writer and documentary filmmaker, has uncovered the true identity of Santa Claus.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2009
  • Length: 32:54
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David Dinkins made political history in 1990 when he was sworn in as the first African American mayor in New York City. Dinkins, now a Columbia Uni...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 33:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Frank Lucas was a Harlem drug king -- smuggling massive shipments of pure heroin to the United States from Southeast Asia on military transports. H...

  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 32:17
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Joseph Klempner Teller is a mystery writer who learned about the seedy side of life as a former undercover agent for the the Federal Bureau of Narc...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 30:32
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Sean O'Brien is the chief of staff for Chicago Congressman Mike Quigley by day and a comic at night who satirizes his boss and other Washington, D....

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2012
  • Length: 30:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Bruce McCall once drew a cover for New Yorker magazine in which a group of gorillas stood around the Empire State Building waiting to audition for ...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2010
  • Length: 34:53
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Dr. David Livingston has operated on the most horrific trauma cases

  • Added: Jun 22, 2010
  • Length: 31:03
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Alicia C. Shepard, the Ombudsman for National Public Radio, has an impossible job.

  • Added: Dec 07, 2009
  • Length: 34:00
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Former New York City Mayor Edward Koch talks about how historians will judge him, why he has steadfastly refused to answer questions about his sexu...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 32:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Fred Kaplan has spent a large part of his creative life in 1959...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2009
  • Length: 33:56
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Rachel Noerdlinger believes that the media and New York City's real estate interests promoting the sales of Harlem condos and co-ops are refusing t...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2010
  • Length: 33:00
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New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson is a contender in the race for New York mayor.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2009
  • Length: 30:33
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Roberts, played by Russell Crowe in the movie, is now a defense attorney, tells how drug dealers used publicity from the movie to sell their products.

  • Added: Aug 14, 2009
  • Length: 34:47
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Rosenthal discloses how he handled a diplomatic flap with Barbra Streisand, what he thinks of media critics (not much)and takes on Hillary Clinton...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2009
  • Length: 35:11