Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American man who confessed to trying to set off a bomb in New York City’s Times Square, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for the plot. Jim Lehrer talks to WNYC reporter Alisa Chang who was in the courtroom for the sentencing. Continue reading
Jeffrey Brown moderates a conversation among four religious leaders and experts on the tolerance — or intolerance — of different religions and cultures in America, nine years after the Sept. 11 attacks. Continue reading
The first U.S. retrospective of the work of late-twentieth century experimental artist Brion Gysin is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City. The exhibition is comprised of over 300 paintings, drawings, films, photo-collages, slide projections, and audio recordings, as well as the Dreamachine, a device that flickers at a rate of eight to thirteen pulses per second. Continue reading
“Brion Gysin: Dream Machine,” the first U.S. retrospective of the artist’s work, is currently on view at the New Museum in New York City.
A successful multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Andrew Bird recently joined instrument and acoustic engineer Ian Schneller to create a novel live music experience, something they’re calling the “Sonic Arboretum,” at the Guggenheim Museum.
President Obama’s remarks supporting the building a controversial mosque near Ground Zero in New York drew rebuke from Republicans. Gwen Ifill speaks with New York gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio and Teaneck, N.J., Mayor Mohammed Hameeduddin on the different points of views. Continue reading
Political Editor David Chalian analyzes embattled New York Democrat Charles Rangel’s unusual and emotional self-defense Tuesday on the House floor. Continue reading