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1979-2019: Forty Years of Holocaust Video Testimony

  In 1978, former WTNH television host and producer Laurel Vlock did an interview with a holocaust survivor for her show and it so deeply moved her, she decided to get more survivors on video tape to tell their stories to preserve them for history  before it was too late. In the next year, she Read more…

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The Ancient Art Of Paper Marbling, Once A Kept Secret

  The ancient art of paper marbling as used in the binding of books. Elizabeth Frengel, Curator of Rare Books at the University of Chicago, shows samples of marbling seen around the world, a process which was once kept secret. The earliest surviving specimens of marble paper date from the 12th century believed to have Read more…

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A New Haven Family Business Since 1975

The Cobden family knows New Haven. Their custom printing business called Campus Customs has been around the Yale University campus since 1975. Brothers Joel, who is President, and his brother, Jeremy, Vice President, have taken the reigns from their Dad who started the business after working for Cutler’s Record Company. They can print up anything Read more…

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Country Acres and Cul-De-Sacs, The Book of Connecticut Circle Magazine

Tonight’s NYBERG features a new book just out called “Country Acres and Cul-De-Sacs.” It pulls from the then very popular “Connecticut Circle Magazine” which was first published in 1938…it became what we now know as “Connecticut Magazine.” Yale University History Professor, Jay Gitlin took three years to pull from “Connecticut Circle” to tell the tale of what Read more…

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A Chat With ABC News Veteran Journalist, Ron Claiborne

He never set out to be on air in television news, he just wanted to be a newspaperman to tell stories. Veteran journalist, Ron Claiborne, who just called it a career about two weeks ago (September 2018) at ABC News after 32 years, was my guest on NYBERG. The 65-year young Claiborne, originally from Los Angeles, is Read more…

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“120 Years” Documentary About Wrongly Accused Man

Three Yale University students have produced a documentary called “120 Years.” It is the story of Scott Lewis, of New Haven, Connecticut. He was sentenced to life in prison for felony double murder. Murders he did not commit. Lewis ended up serving 20 years. He went into prison when he was 29 and came out when Read more…

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It’s A Gold Rush In New Haven At Yale’s Peabody Museum

One of the world’s most exquisite exhibits of gold is on display at The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Connecticut. You will find 23 stunning pieces of California gold. Most were mined over the past 25 years, though two specimens were brought out of the ground in the 1850s during the Read more…

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Be An Mental Health Ambassador At Your School, It Could Save A Life

  The Jordan Porco Foundation, based in Hartford, Connecticut is named after a young college student who took his own life. The organization, started by his parents, is set on removing the stigma around mental health so that young people can start talking to each other. Fresh Check Days are held on college campuses around the country, Read more…

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The Women’s Campaign School At Yale Is Turning Out Prepared Female Political Candidates

  Are you a woman with a passion for politics..have you thought about running for office? It’s a tough business, you need know how. The Women’s Campaign School at Yale convenes every summer with 80 diverse students and faculty from both sides of the aisle, some who have worked on presidential campaigns. It’s five days of intensive training Read more…

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Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

It’s the largest rare book library in the world with no windows, and it’s right under our noses at Yale University. Have you been to The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library? You don’t have to be a Yalie to walk in the door. If you haven’t been, or it’s been a awhile since you’ve spent Read more…

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