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WCBS Newsradio 880 gives you the story behind the headlines, going in-depth on news that matters to you.

  • Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt

    February 26, 2015

    Steve Scott speaks with former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt about today's FCC vote on net neutrality.
  • Scott Pelley remembers Bob Simon

    February 12, 2015

    CBS Evening News Anchor Scott Pelley looks back at the legacy of CBS Correspondent Bob Simon.
  • Through the Flames

    February 11, 2015

    Allan Lokos tells his amazing story of survival to Pat Farnack.
  • NY State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Westchester)

    February 9, 2015

    Steve Scott speaks with NY State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti (D-Westchester), who wants to expand exemptions that would allow parents to opt out of vaccinating their children.
  • The Italians

    February 9, 2015

    John Hooper's new book is all about Italy. Pat Farnack asks him how the country produced both the Mafia and the Renaissance.
  • Death by Roses

    February 3, 2015

    Two women, one body, four love stories. Author Vivian Probst talks about her debut novel.
  • Author Lisa Gardner

    February 2, 2015

    Pat Farnack's full interview with author Lisa Gardner about her new book "Crash and Burn," a dark thriller which began with her interest in concussions.
  • Accidental Plagiarism In Pop Music

    January 29, 2015

    Can a songwriter really accidentally plagiarize another's work? WCBS 880's Wayne Cabot asks WCBS-FM's Broadway Bill Lee.
  • Claire Suddath

    January 21, 2015

    Pat Carroll's full conversation with reporter Claire Suddath, author of Bloomberg Businessweek's "Labor Crisis: Maternity Leave Isn't Working for Working Women," about maternity leave in the United States.
  • American Sniper

    January 21, 2015

    An interview with Jim DeFelice, one of the co-authors of the book that inspired the Academy Award nominated film.
  • John Oates with Pat Farnack

    January 21, 2015

    John Oates visits the WCBS 880 studio to talk about his new DVD and other musical projects.
  • Silhouette of Virtue

    January 19, 2015

    Forensic psychologist Dr. Jay Richards discusses his newest page turner
  • French Journalist Benjamin Petrover

    January 7, 2015

    Wayne Cabot speaks with Benjamin Petrover, anchor for La Newsroom at French digital channel, i Télé. Petrover knew one of the cartoonists who died in the shooting at the offices of a satirical newspaper in Paris.
  • Olympia Snowe

    January 7, 2015

    Pat Carroll speaks with Olympia Snowe, the former United States Senator from Maine. Snowe will be the featured speaker at NJPAC's New Jersey Speaker Series tomorrow.
  • "The Self Made Billionaire Effect"

    January 7, 2015

    What's it take to become a billionaire? Author Mitch Cohen discusses the secret to success with Pat Farnack
  • CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg

    January 6, 2015

    Steve Scott speaks with CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg, who will be moderating a discussion at the 92nd Street Y in New York City tomorrow. The theme of the discussion is "Staying Safe and Secure..While You Travel."
  • Year In Review

    December 31, 2014

    A look back at the biggest stories of 2014
  • Bob Glauber Talks Jets

    December 29, 2014

    Jared Max interviews Newsday's Bob Glauber about what's next for Jets, Rex Ryan
  • Retired NYPD Chief of Detectives William Allee

    December 21, 2014

    Peter Haskell speaks with retired NYPD Chief of Detectives William Allee about the deaths of two NYPD officers, who were shot in apparent retaliation of the chokehold death of Eric Garner, and the blame being placed on officials.
  • Tibetan Cross

    December 18, 2014

    Pat Farnack talks with author Mike Bond his latest international thriller that crosses Asia, North Africa, Europe and the United States.
  • Sean Adams interviews Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow Boys."

    December 17, 2014

    In 2003, Richard C. Hottelet sat down with WCBS Newsradio 880 reporter Sean Adams before the 60th anniversary of D-Day
  • Brief Encounters

    December 15, 2014

    The legendary Dick Cavett talks about his new book which recounts some of the famous characters he's met during the span of his career.
  • Jimmy Greene, a father who lost his daughter in the Sandy Hook shooting.

    December 12, 2014

    Peter Haskell speaks with Jimmy Greene, who lost his six-year-old daughter Ana during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School two years ago. Mr. Greene talks about his daughter and reflects on the time that has passed since the shooting.
  • Mark Messier, Captain of the New York Rangers 1994 Stanley Cup Championship Team

    December 2, 2014

    Brad Heller sits down with Mark Messier, who is being awarded the March of Dimes Sports Achievement Award, on the legacy of the 1994 Stanley Cup championship team. They also talk about Messier's new project, updating the Kingsbridge National Ice Center in the Bronx.
  • Want You Dead

    December 1, 2014

    Pat Farnack sits down with author Peter James to discuss his newest murder mystery.