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“A WORLD WITHIN A WORLD: BAY HOUSES OF LONG ISLAND”
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MetroFocus | October 15, 2020
Tonight, filmmaker Barbara Weber, Long Island Traditions director Nancy Solomon and Treasures of New York journey inside “A World Within a World” for a firsthand look at how bay house owners have persevered and endured through severe severe storms and hurricanes as well as eroding marshlands, all while preserving tradition.
TRADITION AND COVID CLASH
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MetroFocus | October 14, 2020
Tonight, we’ll discuss new restrictions, the backlash and the intersection of safety and faith with Rabbi Benjamin Goldschmidt, Assistant Rabbi at Park East Synagogue and author of the Washington Post op-ed “Rabbis Need To Do Our Part To Help Keep The Coronavirus From Spreading” and Reuven Blau, Senior Reporter with ...
MetroFocus: October 14, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 14, 2020
Tonight, we’ll discuss new restrictions, the backlash and the intersection of safety and faith with Rabbi Benjamin Goldschmidt, Assistant Rabbi at Park East Synagogue and Reuven Blau, Senior Reporter with THE CITY. Also, Julie Suk's new book, “The Women: The Unstoppable Mothers Of The Equal Rights Amendment,” tells the stories ...
MetroFocus: October 13, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 13, 2020
As Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee begin confirmation hearings on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, Metrofocus host and visiting professor at Yale University Jack Ford and host Jenna Flanagan examine the hearings, and what’s at stake for the nation. Also, PBS’ new documentary “Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility ...
PBS DOCUMENTARY “DRIVING WHILE BLACK”
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MetroFocus | October 13, 2020
PBS’ new documentary “Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility In America” chronicles the riveting history of Black Americans and their complex relationship to the road, the automobile and the series of paradoxes that relationship has engendered. Tonight, the film’s directors- acclaimed historian Gretchen Sorin and award-winning documentarian Ric Burns ...
SUPREME COURT, SUPREME STAKES
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MetroFocus | October 13, 2020
As Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee begin confirmation hearings on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, Metrofocus host and visiting professor at Yale University Jack Ford and host Jenna Flanagan examine the hearings, the hearsay and what’s at stake for the nation.
MetroFocus: October 8, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 8, 2020
In Metrofocus tonight are the highs, lows and takeaways from last night’s Vice-Presidential debate. Tonight, Reverend Leah D. Daughtry, Faith Leader, CEO of the 2016 and 2008 Democratic National Convention Committees and former chief of staff for the Democratic Party squares off against political columnist Amy Holmes who is a ...
MetroFocus: October 7, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 7, 2020
“One-on-One with Steve Adubato” host Steve Adubato examines the state of New Jersey’s financial future as so many Americans across the nation struggle to recover from the impact the pandemic has had on their financial well-being. Also, in her book “Leadership In Turbulent Times,” famed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores ...
NEW JERSEY’S FINANCIAL FUTURE IN FOCUS
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MetroFocus | October 7, 2020
“One-on-One with Steve Adubato” host Steve Adubato joins answers these questions as he examines the state of New Jersey’s financial future, as so many Americans across the nation struggle to recover from the impact the pandemic has had on their financial well-being.