Librarian and Historian, Statue of Liberty National Monument
Librarian and historian at the Statue of Liberty National
Monument and Ellis Island Immigration Museum; author of several
books, including the illustrated Encyclopedia
of Ellis Island
Speaking on immigration reform yesterday, President Obama invoked the Statue of Liberty and Emma Lazarus, whose famous poem beckons immigrants to American shores.
Jul. 2, 2010from To the Point
Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today. But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.
May. 13from News Stories
It’s time to talk about immunity again.
May. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.
Jun. 2from Greater LA
In this special episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the rights of protestors and duties of law…
Jun. 1from The Legal Eagle Files
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Demonstrators assembled in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of national protests calling attention to the death of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man killed by police officers…
May. 28from News Stories
Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.
Jun. 1from To the Point
Over those three days, the sounds of police sirens, distant helicopters, bursting fireworks, and blasts of rubber bullets backdropped afternoons of cell phones buzzing with emergency…
Jun. 1from News Stories
It’s been a big week for Donald Trump legal news, starting with some major news with Michael Flynn.
May. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers