AirTalk for December 14, 2001

NYPD Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik

Larry Mantle speaks with Commissioner Kerik.

Changing Ideologies

Has 9-11 and its aftermath caused New Yorkers to question their image of themselves or their identity as the quintessential American city? Laura Miller, the NYC editorial director of, and John Seabrook, a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, reflect on the troubling emotional and ideological chasm caused by the events of 9-11.


Guest host John Rabe together with critics Peter Rainer of the New York Magazine and Jean Oppenheimer of Screen International discuss the week's latest film and video releases. This week's selections include: Vanilla Sky, No Man's Land, The Royal Tenenbaums, Iris, Piñero, Behind the Sun, The Devil's Backbone, Lantana, and Final.
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