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Lisa Belkin

Lisa Belkin is the Senior National Correspondent for Yahoo News, covering American social issues. Prior to joining Yahoo she was a Senior Correspondent at the Huffington Post, and spent nearly thirty years at the New York Times, where she was variously a national correspondent, a medical reporter, a Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine, and created the Life's Work column and the Motherlode blog.


Show Me A Hero

Show Me A Hero

by Lisa Belkin

"Not in my backyard"--that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. In this highly acclaimed book, the basis of a new HBO miniseries, Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and ...

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