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MetroFocus: January 25, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 25, 2022
Tonight, Brad Lander joins us for the first time in his new job as New York City Comptroller, to tell us about his priorities for the city and what he expects from the new mayor.
MetroFocus: January 24, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 24, 2022
This week’s Frontpage Forecast shows Mayor Eric Adams facing mounting pressure to deliver on his pledge to make New York safer after a police officer was killed. We'll also examine the movement to install subway platform barriers. Tonight’s tristate experts include political scientist Dr. Christina Greer, political commentator JC Polanco, ...
MetroFocus: January 20, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 20, 2022
New York City Council Member and Staten Island Republican, Joe Borelli gives us his take on some of the key issues affecting the city – including the disturbing surge in violent crime and the controversial law allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections. Also, historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores our ...
CITY COUNCILMEMBER JOE BORELLI
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MetroFocus | January 20, 2022
Tonight, a conversation with New York City Council Member and Staten Island Republican, Joe Borelli. Join us for his take on some of the key issues affecting the city – including the disturbing surge in violent crime and the controversial law allowing non-citizens to vote in local elections.
AARP FIGHTS FOR RIGHTS OF NEW YORKERS AGE 50+
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MetroFocus | January 19, 2022
Tonight, AARP New York state director Beth R. Finkel joins us to discuss their first-ever policy guide filled with recommendations to help city officials address vital issues facing older New York City residents.
MetroFocus: January 19, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 19, 2022
Tonight, AARP New York state director Beth R. Finkel joins us to discuss their first-ever policy guide filled with recommendations to help city officials address vital issues facing older New York City residents. Also, we're rebroadcasting a special interview with Dolly Parton, the country music legend and pop icon who ...
MetroFocus: January 18, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 18, 2022
In this week’s Frontpage Forecast, New York’s new mayor faces a major test after a woman is pushed to her death in Times Square. We’ll also discuss Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg's response to the blowback after unveiling criminal justice reforms. Joining us tonight are political strategist L. Joy Williams, Gotham ...
MetroFocus: January 13, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 13, 2022
In the city of Boston, the average household wealth of a White family is $247,000. The average household wealth of a Black family in Boston is eight dollars. Tonight, Kafi Dixon and Carl Chandler, two lifelong Bostonians, challenge White assumptions about Black urban communities, and show how progress depends on ...
ALL ACCESS PASS TO THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2022
On January 20th, the Sundance Film Festival is going virtual and giving adventurous film buffs a chance to hit their virtual red carpet and attend premieres, exclusive talks, events and more. Tonight Sundance Film Festival director Tabitha Jackson walks us through how you can plan an experience unlike no other ...
MetroFocus: January 12, 2022
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MetroFocus | January 12, 2022
Sundance Film Festival director Tabitha Jackson discusses how you can plan an experience unlike no other from the covid safe comfort of your home. Jerome Foster discusses the impact of climate change on the world, particularly marginalized peoples and Generation Z.