Lu Olkowski

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  • Independent Producer
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Lu Olkowski

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Here's The Thing: Kristen Wiig & Dick Cavett (102) (59:00)
From: WNYC

Alec talks with Kristen Wiig – a breakout Saturday Night Live cast member who says she loves performing, but admits there’s also a “big part of me that’s just like: don’t ...
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Pike County, Ohio - As Black as We Wish to Be (53:53)
From: Al Letson

In this episode Al Letson and guest producer Lu Olkowski visit a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of ...
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Here's The Thing: Lorne Michaels and Erica Jong & Molly Jong-Fast (105) (59:00)
From: WNYC

Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center – the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live. Michaels and Alec talk about what ...
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Here's The Thing: David Letterman and Michael Douglas (104) (59:00)
From: WNYC

Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman describes his early days as a local TV host in Indiana, followed by time working the comedy clubs in LA. In just ...
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Here's The Thing: Chris Rock and Herb Alpert (103) (59:00)
From: WNYC

Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of The Motherf**ker With The Hat to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play. NOTE: Please ...
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Adrian Lamo: The Most Random Stranger (16:22)
From: Frontline

FRONTLINE producer Marcela Gaviria speaks with Adrian Lamo, the hacker who turned in Bradley Manning, the soldier who allegedly leaked over 250 thousand diplomatic cables to ...
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The Cutting Place (05:03)
From: Lu Olkowski

A documentary poem about DJ Guerin, who’s 32, with 7 kids.
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Just a Girl (04:59)
From: Lu Olkowski

A documentary poem about an afternoon spent with Billie Jean Hill at the Flag Day parade in Troy, New York. Billie Jean is a 25-year-old woman with a young son, who recently ...
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In the Office of Temporary Assistance (04:00)
From: Lu Olkowski

A documentary poem about an afternoon that poet Susan B.A. Somers-Willett spent with Billie Jean Hill at the New York State Office of Temporary Assistance.