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MetroFocus: September 22, 2021
MetroFocus | September 22, 2021
Tonight as a part of our ongoing Peril and Promise Initiative reporting on the human stories of climate change and Its solutions, Dutch documentary photographer Kadir Vanlohuizen takes us Inside the exhibit along with Chief Curator and Deputy Director at the Museum of the City of New York, Sarah Henry. ...
MetroFocus: September 21, 2021
MetroFocus | September 21, 2021
We’re taking a look at domestic terrorism from the deadly insurrection at the capitol to the New Yorker who plotted with Al Qaeda to blow up the Long Island Railroad. Tonight we talk with a woman who interviewed that New Yorker and has spent the past several years investigating what’s ...
MetroFocus: September 20, 2021
MetroFocus | September 20, 2021
We bring you the latest headlines you’ll need to start your week with progressive political strategist and President of Trip Yang Strategies, Trip Yang, CUNY faculty member and former President of the New York City Board of Elections JC Polanco and deputy editor at The City, Alyssa Katz.
MetroFocus: September 16, 2021
MetroFocus | September 16, 2021
Tonight, a sneak peak at the upcoming four-part PBS documentary series on the life of the man many regard as the most significant athlete of the 20th century, three-time boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. Ken Burns and Rasheda Ali, Muhammad Ali’s daughter and a collaborator on the film join us ...
MetroFocus: September 15, 2021
MetroFocus | September 15, 2021
In The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, executive producer and actor Morgan Freeman exposes the excessive and brutal force too often executed by the police in their response to emergency calls and non-threatening situations. Tonight, Morgan Freeman, along with activist, Kenneth Chamberlain Jr., join us with the inside story of one ...
MetroFocus | September 15, 2021
In The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, the film follows the 2011 fatal shooting of a 68-year-old African American military veteran, Kenneth Chamberlain by police in White Plains, NY. Tonight, the star of the film, Frankie Falson, along with activist Kenneth Chamberlain Jr., join us with the inside story of one ...
MetroFocus: September 14, 2021
MetroFocus | September 14, 2021
Veteran New York City writer and editor Seth Barron joins us tonight with his new book "The Last Days of New York, A Reporter's True Tale."
George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio, a New Weekly Public Radio Program and Podcast Exploring Lifestyle Topics, Premieres September 19 on WLIW-FM
Delaney Hafener | September 14, 2021 | George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio
WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the addition of George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio to its program schedule. The new one-hour, weekly public radio program featuring informative and entertaining conversations about food and lifestyle, premieres Sunday, September 19 at 4 p.m. on 88.3 WLIW-FM and Hosted by TV ...
MetroFocus: September 13, 2021
MetroFocus | September 13, 2021
Tonight our Front page forecast panel features Rutgers University professor of political science and author of “American Cicero: Mario Cuomo and the Defense of American Liberalism” Saladin Ambar, Conservative Color Coalition chair Joseph Pinion and City Limits executive editor Jeanmarie Evelly with the latest headlines across the tristate and the ...