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Person Place Thing

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Person Place Thing is an interview show hosted by Randy Cohen based on the idea that people are particularly engaging when they speak, not directly about themselves, but about something they care about.

Cohen’s guests talk about one person, one place, and one thing that are important to them. The result: surprising stories from great speakers. This installment of Person Place Thing will be a conversation with Hudson River Park Trust’s President and CEO, Noreen Doyle, and will be hosted in the brand-new Pier 57 Living Room.

This event will be recorded for broadcast on Northeast Public Radio. For more information and to hear past episodes, visit


  • Randy Cohen, Host, Person Place Thing
  • Noreen Doyle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hudson River Park Trust

Randy Cohen’s first professional work was writing humor pieces, essays, and stories for newspapers and magazines (The New Yorker, Harpers, The Atlantic, Young Love Comics). His first television work was writing for “Late Night With David Letterman,” for which he won three Emmy awards. His fourth Emmy was for his work on Michael Moore’s “TV Nation.” He received a fifth Emmy as a result of a clerical error, and he kept it. For twelve years he wrote “The Ethicist,” a weekly column for The New York Times Magazine. His most recent book, Be Good: How to Navigate the Ethics of Everything, was published by Chronicle.

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People sitting and walking through the Living Room at Pier 57

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Wednesday, Jun 21
6:00 PM
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