January 16, 2009
In an interview on central New York's public radio station WRVO-FM, Philip Klinkner, the James S. Sherman Professor of Government, spoke about the voting patterns that emerged in the presidential election and the role played by race. During the interview with news director Chris Ulanowski on Jan. 16, Klinkner also discussed the parallels between the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt and an Obama presidency. More ...
January 6, 2009
Professor of Anthropology Emeritus Douglas Raybeck was interviewed for a Washington Post
article (12/31/08) about the tradition of dropping an object at midnight to mark the entry of a new year. Raybeck contends that it all comes down to a human need to mark moments of change. "It's a shared experience. Everyone can see the inception and the terminus of the ball drop," he said. More ...
January 5, 2009
Frank Anechiarico, the Maynard-Knox Professor of Government and Law, was interviewed for a Baltimore Sun article
about Baltimore city hall corruption allegations (1/4/09). The article noted that a grand jury examining charges of corruption in Mayor Sheila Dixon's administration will expire this week. Anechiarico who has written extensively on such investigations, described the length of the Baltimore probe as "almost record-breaking." More ...
January 5, 2009
Eric Kuhn '09 wrote a column for The Huffington Post
on Jan. 5 in which he interviewed Ali Velshi, CNN's chief business correspondent and host of CNN's weekend business roundtable program Your $$$$$
. In the article, "CNN's Ali Velshi on Getting Your Money Back"
Kuhn questioned Velshi about his new book Gimme My Money Back
. More ...