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THE MANY FACES OF AUTISM
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MetroFocus | April 19, 2022
According to Dr. Andy Shih, the Chief Science Officer for Autism Speaks, there is nothing about autism that should prevent those who have it from living full, successful, and happy lives so long as society adapts to become a bit more inclusive. He joins us tonight to break down what ...
METROFOCUS: April 18, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 18, 2022
Our panel of experts- J.C. Polanco of CUNY BMCC, Na'ilah Amaru, a Dcmocratic political strategist and former executive director of the New York City Council Black, Latino and Asian Caucus and Alyssa Katz, Deputy Director of "The City," the nonprofit news website covering New York.
Metrofocus: April 15, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 15, 2022
Tonight, as part of our Chasing The Dream initiative, Frontline and the New Yorker writer/historian Jelani Cobb, take a look at policing in America, race and how the move to restore safety in high crime neighborhoods may disproportionately target underserved communities.
Metrofocus: April 14, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 14, 2022
Tonight, Shana Pinnock, a journalist with lived suicide experience as she had attempted to take her life, Dionne C. Monsanto, a mental health advocate who is a suicide loss survivor who lost her daughter and Dr. Michael Lindsey, the executive director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research ...
Metrofocus: April 13, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 13, 2022
Tonight, John Ketcham, the Manhattan Institute fellow who penned a recent New York Daily News opinion piece titled, “Broken windows policing is exactly what New York City needs now” joins us.
Metrofocus: April 12, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 12, 2022
Retired NYPD detective and Professor of Law at New York Law School, Kirk Burkhalter joins former NYPD officer and author of “Prepared Not Scared: Your Go-To Guide For Staying Safe In An Unsafe World”, Bill Stanton and executive editor of the Gotham Gazette, Ben Max to discuss today's subway attack ...
Metrofocus: April 11, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 11, 2022
Tonight on the Frontpage Forecast, Pulitzer-winning columnist now writing for marketwatch.com, Ellis Henican joins New York Post columnist Nicole Gelinas, and City & State senior reporter Zach Williams with the inside scoop on this week's headlines and more.
METROFOCUS: April 7, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 7, 2022
Director Jack Youngelson, Dr. Kathleen Chard of the Cincinnati VA Trauma Recovery Center and veteran Teresa Aldridge, join us to discuss the documentary, "Here Is Better."
Metrofocus: April 6, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 6, 2022
The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting their inaugural “Marvels of Media Awards,” the country’s very first media awards ceremony and exhibition exclusively dedicated to celebrating media-makers and artists on the autism spectrum. We are joined by the executive Director of the museum, Carl Goodman, the exhibition’s curator, Sara ...
HOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COVID VACCINE COULD LEAD TO CURING OTHER DISEASES
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MetroFocus | April 5, 2022
Our guest tonight, NYC-based Children’s Tumor Foundation President Annette Bakker, PhD, is spearheading an initiative that turns old medicines from firms like Pfizer and Takeda into lifesaving treatments – and building worldwide collaborative networks between scientists, academics, and patients.