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MetroFocus: October 1, 2021
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MetroFocus | October 1, 2021
Tonight, Frontline’s Tom Jennings tells the inside story of the opioids crisis and the people who fueled it, including the Sackler family who the nation now recognizes as the face of the deadly epidemic. We'll discuss his film, "Opioids, Inc." and speak with author Barry Meier, who investigates Purdue Pharma ...
PATRICIA MARROQUIN NORBY MAKES HISTORY AS THE MET’S FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN CURATOR
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MetroFocus | September 30, 2021
Patricia Marroquin Norby is the first ever Associate Curator of Native American Art and the first Native American to serve as a curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She joins us to discuss her background, groundbreaking career, and the changes she is helping to bring to the Met, including ...
MetroFocus: September 30, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 30, 2021
Patricia Marroquin Norby is the first ever Associate Curator of Native American Art and the first Native American to serve as a curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She joins us to discuss her background, groundbreaking career. Also, Bob McKinnon joins us as part of our Chasing The Dream ...
MetroFocus: September 29, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 29, 2021
Author Jamal Greene, How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession With Rights Is Tearing America Apart, and Johnny Temple, co-chair of the Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council discuss America’s struggles to achieve proportionality between individual and societal rights beginning with the Bill of Rights and continued contemporary challenges.
MetroFocus: September 28, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 28, 2021
Tonight reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera recounts the shock of what he saw at the Willowbrook State School for the developmentally disabled 50 years ago. Also, Geraldo and author Sonia Manzanov discuss the founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords.
MetroFocus: September 27, 2021
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MetroFocus | September 27, 2021
Tonight, we bring you the latest news you’ll need to start your week with political strategist and host of the popular “Sunday Civics” podcast L. Joy Williams, GOP strategist, Conservative Color Coalition chair and host of the cable news show “Saturday Agenda” Joseph Pinion and Gotham Gazette executive editor and ...
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. ...