September 29, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

September 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

A dire crisis in Puerto Rico gets worse, and a frightening situation is unfolding.  New York State Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda is here is with information on what we can all do to help right now. As Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s Vietnam War docu-series comes to a close, we look at the war that continues to haunt our veterans and take their lives here on the home-front. The United Nations General Assembly wrapped today, but its mission continues.  We’ll meet the 13-year-old Junior Ambassador who is here to save the planet one neighborhood at a time. PBS Newshour hits the road to examine the nation’s growing opioid crisis with a 2-week series of reports from around the nation.  We have a preview.