Wayne Barrett

 

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  • 2 months ago | Donald Trump

    Until November 8, 2016, rebuilding Central Park’s Wollman Rink was the zenith of Donald Trump’s public acceptance. In less than six months he’d completed a job that the city had been unable to finish for six years. Even those who mocked Trump’s gl...

  • 2 years ago | Clip Job

    Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part series on Donald Trump and the real-estate empire he and his father have built. In 1979, Wayne Barrett spent two months researching the story. He read thousands of pages of court documents in Philade...

  • 2 years ago | Clip Job

    Over the weekend, Donald Trump faced the latest barrage of criticism for his remarks in Iowa that John McCain wasn't a war hero because war heroes don't get caugh, got t? "He's a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren't capture...

  • 2 years ago

    The following is a reprint of the second half of Wayne Barrett's August, 1988 Village Voice investigative report on then governor Mario Cuomo's aides. Read part I of the series, "The Cuomo Sleaze Team," here. Mario Cuomo died on January 1, 2015 at...

  • 2 years ago

    The following is a reprint of an article that appeared in the August 16, 1988 edition of the Village Voice. Read part II of the series, "Tammany North," here. Mario Cuomo died on January 1, 2015 at age 82. It's time we started taking Mario Cuomo s...

  • 6 years ago

    Ed Koch and I were inaugurated on the same day in 1978. He became mayor and I became his weekly tormentor. I had written a few pieces for the Voice before I took over the Runnin' Scared column that January, going back as far as 1973. But I was now...

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