Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Apr 11, 2011 — In an ancient Greek tale, Clytemnestra kills her husband, Agamemnon, after he sacrifices their daughter, Iphigenia. New Yorker journalist Janet Malcolm spots parallels in a case from a Forest Hills, N.Y., courtroom. Her telling of the case shakes and disturbs you like the smartest nonfiction can.
Dec 29, 2005 — The students in Judith Sloan's theater program in Queens, N.Y., are mostly new immigrants. Like any high school kids, they can be hard to motivate. So, Sloan turns to tongue twisters and clapping games to help them prepare for a performance.
Oct 15, 2004 — NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author Robert Timberg about his new book, State of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time. Timberg's book recalls his days playing sandlot football around New York City, and the young men he played ball with.