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MetroFocus: October 21, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 21, 2020
Tonight, David Paterson shares his memoirs as well as the trials and tribulations of being "Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity." Also, Author James Zirin’s book “Plaintiff in Chief: A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3,500 Lawsuits” offers a comprehensive analysis of the ...
“BLACK, BLIND AND IN CHARGE”
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MetroFocus | October 21, 2020
Tonight, David Paterson shares his memoirs as well as the trials and tribulations of being "Black, Blind, & In Charge: A Story of Visionary Leadership and Overcoming Adversity."
“FRONTLINE:  WHOSE VOTE COUNTS”
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MetroFocus | October 20, 2020
Historian, journalist, and New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb discusses his new Frontline documentary “Whose Vote Counts” as he investigates how the pandemic is being used to sway voter turnout, how communities of color are bearing the brunt of both the virus and voting laws, and how courts around the country ...
MetroFocus: October 20, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 20, 2020
Historian, journalist, and New Yorker writer Jelani Cobb discusses his new Frontline documentary “Whose Vote Counts” as he investigates how the pandemic is being used to sway voter turnout, and how communities of color are bearing the brunt of both the virus and voting laws. Sidney Blumenthal, advisor to former ...
MetroFocus: October 19, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 19, 2020
Weighing in on local and national headlines this week is our veteran panel featuring political commentator and CUNY Professor J.C. Polanco, noted author, associate professor of political science at Rutgers University and a senior scholar at their Eagleton Institute of Politics, Dr. Saladin Ambar and NY Daily News editorial board ...
Tote bag
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Diane Masciale | October 19, 2020
Dear Friends, Listeners and Viewers, Throughout the month of October we’re featuring the importance and benefits of becoming a sustaining supporter. You’ll see it online, hear it on air and may even receive an email on the subject.  The truth is - we rely on our sustaining donors to make ...
MetroFocus: October 16, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 16, 2020
Tonight, Reverend Leah D. Daughtry, Faith Leader, CEO of the 2016 and 2008 Democratic National Conventions and former chief of staff for the Democratic Party, and political columnist Amy Holmes, writer for HBO’s "Real Time with Bill Maher" and past speechwriter for former GOP Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, are ...
MetroFocus: October 15, 2020
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MetroFocus | October 15, 2020
Tonight we examine where Hurricane Sandy left us eight years later with a special report from Treasures Of New York featuring the people rebuilding Long Island’s Bay Houses to the City and State officials crafting a battle plan to protect us from the next superstorm to the activists shining a ...
“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.