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This edition: Up Newtown Creek

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 16, 2010.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we look at the second largest oil spill in U.S. history that very few people know about. We spotlight the bitter battle between proponents of a proposed soda tax and those who think it unfairly targets minority communities. Gay immigrants speak out on how one organization has helped them assimilate in the United States. Then, why the orthodox Jewish community is upset about the appointment of a female Rabba.

Guest List

Nelson Eusebio Executive Director, National Supermarkets Association

Rabbi Shmuel Goldin First Vice President, Rabbinical Council of America

Sara Hurwitz Hebrew Institute of Riverdale

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Simone-Marie L. Meeks Senior Health Policy Associate, New York Academy of Medicine

Phillip Musegaas Hudson River Program Director, Riverkeeper

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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