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Brian Lehrer Live - Saving the Library (and Lost Languages)

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 12, 2010.

NYPL President and CEO Paul LeClerc on how looming city budget cuts threaten his institution. Plus: CUNY linguists on how dying languages live on in NYC, and crowdsourcing the oil spill.

Guest List

Prof. Juliette Blevins, Ph.D. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Co-Director, Endangered Language Alliance

Anna Curran Crisis Common

Daniel Kaufman Endangered Language Alliance, Graduate Center/CUNY

Paul LeClerc President, New York Public Library

Brian Lehrer Radio Host, WNYC, New York

Anne Rolfes Louisiana Bucket Brigade