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On Friday, April 29, Brookhaven Lab hosted L.I. Cablevision’s popular government affairs talk show, Meet the Leaders, for an on-site taping of four half-hour segments for upcoming episodes of the program. To capture the excitement and atmosphere of the Lab, Cablevision set up a mini traveling television studio in the lobby of the Chemistry building, where the shows were taped, and traveled around the site to get background footage of Lab people and facilities.

Meet the Leaders

Meet the Leaders host Pat Halpin interviews Lab Director Sam Aronson.

Meet the Leaders host and former Suffolk County Executive Pat Halpin interviewed Lab Director Sam Aronson, U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Mark Lesko, and Suffolk County Economic Development Commissioner Yves R. Michel. Discussion topics ranged from the importance of federal funding for scientific research to the economic impact of the Lab on Long Island and across NY State.

“It was nice to have the taping here because it gave our local elected officials the opportunity to say some very positive things about the Laboratory,” said Aronson. “I thank CEGPA for all the work done to set it up, and thank the Chemistry Department for being such gracious hosts.”

All four videos are now available for online viewing inside the Laboratory as follows: (RealPlayer required)

Also, the shows featuring all four speakers will be broadcast on Cablevision channel 118 throughout the month of May on the following days and times:

Sam Aronson

Click on the image to play the video of Sam Aronson. (RealPlayer required)

Brookhaven Lab Director Sam Aronson

Sundays 9:30 p.m.

Mondays 7:00 a.m.

Tuesdays 9:30 p.m.

Wednesdays 7:00 a.m.

Thursdays 9:30 p.m.

Fridays 7:00 a.m.

Saturdays 7:00 p.m.

Tim Bishop

Click on the image to play the video of Tim Bishop. (RealPlayer required)

U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop

Sundays 10:00 a.m.

Mondays 7:00 p.m.

Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.

Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.

Thursdays 11:30 a.m.

Fridays 7:00 p.m.

Saturdays 10:00 a.m.

Mark Lesko

Click on the image to play the video of Mark Lesko. (RealPlayer required)

Brookhaven Supervisor Mark Lesko

Sundays 7:00 a.m.

Mondays 9:30 p.m.

Tuesdays 7:00 a.m.

Wednesdays 9:30 p.m.

Thursdays 7:00 a.m.

Fridays 9:30 p.m.

Saturdays 7:00 a.m., 9:30 p.m.

Yves Michel

Click on the image to play the video of Yves Michel. (RealPlayer required)

Suffolk County Economic Development Commissioner Yves Michel

Sundays 7:00 p.m.

Mondays 11:30 a.m.

Tuesdays 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays 11:30 a.m.

Thursdays 7:00 p.m.

Fridays 11:30 a.m.

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