Podcasts

Podcasts from The City University of New York

The Progressive Pragmatist: A Mayor at Midpoint

October 5, 2017 | Book Beat, Hunter College

Even as he glides toward a second term as mayor, Bill de Blasio remains something of an enigma to many New Yorkers. In The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio’s Quest to Save the Soul of New York, Joseph Viteritti of Hunter College and The Graduate Center says the mayor’s challenge is fulfilling his progressive promise in New York at a time of polarized politics in Washington.

Subcommittee on Investment

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Subcommittee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Subcommittee on Investment, Monday, October 2, 2017.

Committee on Academic Policy, Program and Research

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Academic Policy, Program and Research, October 2, 2017.

Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings, Facilities Planning, Construction and Management

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Facilities, Planning and Management, October 2, 2017.

Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Faculty, Staff and Administration, October 02, 2017.

Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Student Affairs and Special Programs, October 2, 2017.

Committee on Fiscal Affairs

October 2, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Standing committee meeting of the Board of Trustees, Committee on Fiscal Affairs, October 2, 2017.

The NAACP’s Long Fight for the Right to Vote

August 17, 2017 | Book Beat, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Newsmakers

From its first Supreme Court case in 1915 to today’s voter-suppression and gerrymandering, the NAACP has been on the front lines of the battle for the most fundamental American right. In The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice, lawyer, legal commentator and John Jay College professor Gloria Browne-Marshall tells the story of the organization’s courageous – and continuing – work in federal courtrooms, state capitols and city streets.  

The Malmedy Trial: A Case of Truth, Justice and False History

July 19, 2017 | Book Beat, Brooklyn College

In 1944, a notorious Nazi combat unit captured and executed 84 American soldiers – an episode that became known as the Malmedy Massacre. Most of the Germans were later sentenced to death for war crimes but eventually released – for reasons that today are the stuff of mythology. In “The Malmedy Massacre: The War Crimes Trial Controversy,” Brooklyn College historian Steven Remy investigates the truth about the worst atrocity against American soldiers in World War II.

Meeting of the CUNY Board of Trustees

June 26, 2017 | Board of Trustees Meetings & Public Hearings

Meeting of the Board of Trustees, June 26, 2017.