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MetroFocus: March 22, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.” Also, actor and comedian, June Diane Raphael’s step by step guide is inspiring women to “represent” and run for office.
FRONTLINE: “PELOSI’S POWER”
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MetroFocus | March 22, 2022
Nancy Pelosi is the most powerful woman in politics. But who did she have to fight to get to the top? FRONTLINE Director/Producer Michael Kirk shows us in “Pelosi’s Power.”
MetroFocus: March 21, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 21, 2022
Political commentator JC Polanco, civil rights attorney Shavar Jeffries, and senior reporter at City Limits David Brand join us with this look at the headlines driving this week’s news.
MetroFocus: March 16, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 16, 2022
Tonight, former National Security Agency general counsel Glenn Gerstell warns that the U.S. is not adequately prepared to deal with Moscow’s cyberwar capabilities. Singer and activist Annie Lennox wants to provide education for 5 million girls in the next 5 years. Also, filmmaker Nanfu Wang joins us to talk about ...
WHAT MAKES NEW YORKERS VULNERABLE TO RUSSIAN CYBERATTACKS?
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MetroFocus | March 16, 2022
Cybersecurity watchers in the U.S. are on high alert for the possibility that Russia is poised to launch cyberattacks in retaliation to crippling sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine. Tonight, former National Security Agency general counsel Glenn Gerstell warns that the U.S. is not adequately prepared to deal with Moscow’s ...
MetroFocus: March 15, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 15, 2022
For as long as women have been in the workforce, “having it all” has meant “doing it all”- leaving working mothers burned out, unhealthy, and unsatisfied. Reshma Saujani, the founder, and CEO of Girls Who Code, says now it’s time for the workplace to PAY UP in her new book ...
MetroFocus: March 14, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 14, 2022
Joining us for tonight's Frontpage Forecast are: L. Joy Williams, a political strategist who has worked with some of the biggest names in New York politics and hosts the “Sunday Civics” podcast; Ben Max, Executive Editor of the “Gotham Gazette” and host of the “Max Politics” podcast; and Tom Doherty, ...
MetroFocus: March 11, 2022
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MetroFocus | March 11, 2022
Senator Liu, who chairs the committee on New York City Education, joins us as part of our Exploring Hate initiative to discuss his efforts to combat AAPI hate at the state level, and also where he stands on giving Mayor Adams control over city schools. Also, Megan Walsh, a soprano ...
ALBANY’S PUSH TO COMBAT AAPI HATE THROUGH HISTORY EDUCATION
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MetroFocus | March 11, 2022
Queens State Senator John Liu is fighting to pass legislation requiring public schools to teach Asian American history after New Jersey moved to do so earlier this year. Senator Liu, who chairs the committee on New York City Education, joins us to discuss his efforts to combat AAPI hate at ...
CELTIC WOMAN PERFORMS AT THE ST. GEORGE THEATRE
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MetroFocus | March 11, 2022
Celtic Woman, a Grammy Award nominated, all-female performance ensemble, is traveling all the way from Ireland to play across the country. Their live show, “Postcards from Ireland,” was recently featured in a PBS special and will now be performed in over 80 cities. Megan Walsh, a soprano singer from Celtic ...