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COULD LEFTOVER COVID VACCINES CURE CANCER?
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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.
Metrofocus: April 5, 2022
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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. Also, actress and advocate Ricki Lake takes us inside the world ...
METROFOCUS: April 4, 2022
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MetroFocus | April 4, 2022
Our panel of experts- J.C. Polanco of CUNY BMCC, Professor Saladin Ambar of Rutgers University and Jeanmarie Evelly, executive director of the news outlet "City Limits"-join us to discuss this week's major headlines.
Metrofocus: March 31, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 31, 2022
Tonight, Joaquina Kalukango, who plays the central character, Nelly, owner of the saloon and Chilina Kennedy who plays her Irish-Catholic sister in law take us inside the tavern for a look at the politics and the plight of the play, Paradise Square.
Metrofocus: March 29, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 29, 2022
In New York, the JCC Manhattan’s ReelAbilities Film Festival is back and leading the nationwide push for inclusion and accessibility with their largest and most diverse lineup yet. Festival Director Isaac Zablocki joins us to discuss the upcoming week long event and this major turning point for disability inclusion.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL
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MetroFocus | March 29, 2022
In New York, the JCC Manhattan’s ReelAbilities Film Festival is back and leading the nationwide push for inclusion and accessibility with their largest and most diverse lineup yet. Festival Director Isaac Zablocki joins us to discuss the upcoming week long event and this major turning point for disability inclusion.
Metrofocus: March 28, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 28, 2022
Our panel of experts- Kimberly Peeler-Allen, a visiting practitioner at the center for American Women and Politics at Rutgers University, Rafael Mangual, a senior fellow and head of research for the policing and public safety initiative at the Manhattan Institute and Alyssa Katz, deputy editor at the investigative news outlet ...
METROFOCUS: March 24, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 24, 2022
Tonight as part of our Chasing The Dream initiative, Shams DaBaron shares his firsthand account of life on the streets and discusses the work he is doing directly with city officials to fix the shelter system.
MetroFocus: March 22, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.” Also, actor and comedian, June Diane Raphael’s step by step guide is inspiring women to “represent” and run for office.
FRONTLINE: “PELOSI’S POWER”
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.”