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Encounter Archive

October 5, 2009
Seven Minutes With Charlene Marshall

A run-in with Brooke Astor’s daughter-in-law, in the courthouse ladies’ room.

September 28, 2009
88 Minutes With Mark Green

A disappointing primary night for the never-say-die former—and still just possibly future—public advocate.

September 21, 2009
86 Minutes With Alec Baldwin

The Philharmonic’s new announcer on his Mahler-conversion moment, his impatience with pop music, and his classically trained fantasy wife.

September 14, 2009
68 Minutes With Anna Wintour

The editor of Vogue is on a mission to save fashion. First stop: Queens.

August 24, 2009
47 Minutes With Peter Peterson

On an idyllic summer afternoon in the Hamptons, the Blackstone Group billionaire reflects on philanthropy, the “old man’s death,” and his daughter’s dirty book.

August 10, 2009
65 Minutes With Richard Ravitch

When David Paterson asked him to step in as lieutenant governor, he couldn’t say no.

August 3, 2009
74 Minutes With Gloria Vanderbilt

The former lover of Brando and Sinatra shocked her friends (and her son) with her dirty novel. Then it turned out to be a success.

July 20, 2009
28 Minutes With Spike Lee

Back on the block in Bed-Stuy where he filmed Do the Right Thing twenty years ago, this time arriving in an SUV.

July 13, 2009
49 Minutes With Levi Johnston

In town for a few days, the most famous father in Wasilla talks about his possible TV fame and tattoo removal.

June 29, 2009
123 Minutes With Liz and Martin Garbus

The legendary First Amendment lawyer and his documentarian daughter visit the family’s old candy store in the Bronx. Weeping ensues.

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