8/21: Ticks Update, Money Talking: Retirement, Tailors of Tomaszow, AFROPUNK Festival

August 20, 2014 11:11 AMvideo

On this edition of MetroFocus:

Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley who are searching for clues about how ticks transport diseases. Flanagan joins host Jack Ford in studio for more on the spread of ticks in the region and how you can protect yourself.

New York Public Radio station WNYC brings its financial news segment, Money Talking, to television this week.  Host Charlie Herman talks to The New York Times columnist Joe Nocera and TIME magazine assistant managing editor and CNN economic analyst Rana Foroohar about planning for retirement.

Allan Chernoff, former CNN Senior Correspondent, talks to host Rafael Pi Roman about his new book, The Tailors of Tomaszow, the story of the Holocaust in one Polish town and his mother’s survival.

And AFROPUNK is back for its 10th anniversary, August 23rd and 24th. The multicultural festival is bringing alternative music, film and fashion to the forefront in Brooklyn. Reporter Rick Karr has a preview of what’s in store this year.

↑ Back to top

About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Mutual of America


MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Judy and Josh Weston, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Rosalind P. Walter, Jody and John Arnhold and the Metropolitan Media Fund. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America, your retirement company.
© 2015 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019