July 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York City Housing Authority scandal expands, and Mayor de Blasio is the current focus. Why didn’t he, or his office, disclose lead paint inspection failures for 2 years? Basketball great Shaquille O’Neal returns to his hometown of Newark, New Jersey, and shares his passion and gratitude for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. WNYC Studios’ new podcast, “Aftereffect,” explores how our country fails developmentally disabled people.

Aired on July 11, 2018.


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