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MetroFocus: December 7, 2021
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MetroFocus | December 7, 2021
A new short film, presented by "The New Yorker", titled, “The Interview,” examines the parole interview process and how it’s gotten much more difficult over time. One of the directors, Jonathan Miller, joins us along with two men featured in the film who went through this parole interview process and ...
MetroFocus: December 6, 2021
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MetroFocus | December 6, 2021
Tonight our panel of tristate experts brings us the latest on the federal and local response and what you need to know during this crucial next phase of the pandemic. Joining us tonight are Rutgers University political science professor and senior scholar Saladin Ambar, political commentator and former NYC Board ...
MetroFocus: December 2, 2021
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MetroFocus | December 2, 2021
Tonight, infectious disease expert, board member for Global Outreach Doctors and former NBC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Bob Arnot discusses all we need to know about the Omicron threat and how to protect ourselves from it.
MetroFocus: December 1, 2021
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MetroFocus | December 1, 2021
George M. Johnson is a non-binary journalist, author, and activist who has recently published two memoirs, “All Boys Aren’t Blue” and “We Are Not Broken” targeted towards young adults, about their experience growing up queer and Black in America. Tonight LGBTGIA+ activist George M. Johnson joins us to discuss their ...
MetroFocus: December 1, 2021
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MetroFocus | December 1, 2021
George M. Johnson is a non-binary journalist, author, and activist who has recently published two memoirs, “All Boys Aren’t Blue” and “We Are Not Broken” targeted towards young adults, about their experience growing up queer and Black in America. Tonight LGBTGIA+ activist George M. Johnson joins us to discuss their ...
MetroFocus: November 30, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 30, 2021
A new documentary titled, “End Of The Line,” which recently premiered at the Doc NYC film festival, explores how years of under investment and lack of political leadership have caused the New York City subway system to crumble. Tonight, “End Of The Line” director Emmett Adler joins us to discuss ...
“END OF THE LINE”
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MetroFocus | November 30, 2021
A new documentary titled, “End Of The Line,” which recently premiered at the Doc NYC film festival, explores how years of under investment and lack of political leadership have caused the New York City subway system to crumble. Tonight, “End Of The Line” director Emmett Adler joins us to discuss ...
MetroFocus: November 29, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 29, 2021
In this week’s look at the major headlines, New York governor Kathy Hochul declares a state of emergency in response to the newly discovered Omicron covid variant. Dr. Christina Greer, associate professor of political science at Fordham University, Joseph Pinion, GOP strategist, chair of the Conservative Color Coalition, and Jeff ...
MetroFocus: November 25, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 25, 2021
Tonight, don’t miss Chef Lidia Bastianich's master class on the recipes and techniques she’s been curating for years. Also, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and best-selling author Dave Barry shares the valuable life lessons he learned from his beloved dog Lucy.
MetroFocus: November 22, 2021
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MetroFocus | November 22, 2021
We sit down with Edgar Viillanueva, a globally recognized author, indigenous activist and expert on social justice reparations A Mohawk tribe in upstate New York is fighting to reclaim its roots by taking control of its own education.