TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

January 30, 2018 at 5:30 am

On the eve of President Trump’s first State of the Union address to the nation, two former presidential speech writers, from both sides of the political spectrum, point out what the President must and must not say to a divided chamber and a country on edge and at odds. A dark moment in America’s history re-visited by New York’s senior senator. Chuck Schumer is here with his reaction to the International Center of Photography’s exhibition about Japanese internment camps here in the U.S. He’ll explain why he feels the exhibition is particularly timely. A new episode of “NOVA” brings us the story of two visionary pilots on a daring adventure to build and fly the first solar-powered airplane around the world. Paula Apsell, senior executive producer of “NOVA,” is here to bring us inside the film and behind scenes of the team of engineers, meteorologists and flight controllers as they worked toward the first zero-fuel airplane.

Aired on January 29, 2018.