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Celeste Katz Marston discusses the 2021 Inauguration, U.S. politics and more with Rod Quinn of Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio. Original air date: January 21, 2021.
Driving Forces with Jumaane Williams, Ling Tang
On the January 21, 2021 episode of Driving Forces on WBAI 99.5 FM, Hosts Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons talked with New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams about the inauguration and his concerns about COVID-19 vaccine distribution, and Flushing Town Hall Teaching Artist Ling Tang about her life and career since Celeste featured her in her ongoing Coronavirus Diary series.
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Celeste Katz Marston discusses rioting at the U.S. Capitol during Electoral College proceedings with Mark Sutton of Australian Broadcasting Corporation radio. Original air date: January 7, 2021.
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Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons speak to New York City Councilmember Danny Dromm and criminal justice reporter Beth Schwartzapfel of The Marshall Project about Covid-19 vaccination in prisons and more on WBAI New York's "Driving Forces." Original air date: January 7, 2021.
Driving Forces with Bitta Mostofi, Lee Gelernt
On December 31, 2020, WBAI 99.5 FM Driving Forces hosts Celeste Katz Marston and Jeff Simmons discussed what a new presidential administration will mean for immigrant rights in the country. The episode featured conversations with and Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Lee Gelernt, Dep. Dir. of the ACLU's Immigrants’ Rights Project.
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Jeff Simmons and Celeste Katz Marston discuss immigration policy -- now and ahead -- with Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Lee Gelernt, Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project. Original air date: December 31, 2020.