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MetroFocus: September 24, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 24, 2021
Tonight we sit down with the star Ben Platt and take you inside the story that resonates with so many today. And we talk with two of the original stars from the play, Rachel Bay Jones and Jennifer Laura Thompson. Plus, from tragedy to inspiration, we follow the emotional journey ...
MetroFocus: September 23, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 23, 2021
Tonight David Freedlander, Contributor to Politico and New York Magazine, and the author of “The AOC Generation: How Millenials Are Seizing Power and Rewriting the Rules of American Politics” reveals all.
RISING SEA LEVELS POSE A THREAT TO NYC
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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 22, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
BONUS INTERVIEW WITH FRANKIE FAISON
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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 15, 2021
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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 14, 2021
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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."