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MetroFocus: Full October Episode

October 24, 2012 8:03 AMvideo

The October broadcast of MetroFocus premieres on WLIW21 on Oct. 23 at 10:30 p.m., THIRTEEN on Oct. 25 at 8:30 p.m. and NJTV on Oct. 25 at 10 p.m.

The Center for Urban Research Director John Mollenkopf uses mapping to show the changing balance of native-born and immigrant racial groups.

Census figures show that in NYC, as the poor get poorer, the rich get richer. Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz talks about research from his book, "The Price of Inequality."


The Bronx's only independent bookstore sold "The Satanic Verses" when major chains pulled it, and a weekly paper was firebombed.

From Babe Ruth to Derek Jeter, historian Marty Appel talks about the "Pinstripe Empire."

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