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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:22 PM | Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to Dr. Ruth in advance of the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture in Communications and Human Values at Rutgers University, which she will deliver on October 22.VIDEO
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October 16, 2014 2:21 PM | Comments
New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:21 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus reporter Jenna Flanagan retraces teacher and photographer Meryl Meisler's walk from the subway to work in a formerly decimated part of the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.VIDEO
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October 10, 2014 3:24 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with a look at steam energy, Dr. Ruth discusses her ongoing work and career, director Neil Barsky on his documentary Koch and photographer Meryl Meisler explores disco era Bushwick.

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October 9, 2014 11:05 AM | Comments
The Upper East Side is at last seeing progress on its new subway line. For the residents and businesses in the area affected by this vast construction project, it has been an exercise in endurance.VIDEO
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Christofer Nicoletti  |  October 9, 2014 11:04 AM | 1 Comment
There’s a story behind every number, and the new eight-part PBS documentary series America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa is investigating the dramatic demographic shifts affecting our nation.VIDEO
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October 3, 2014 3:58 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with “Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway,” Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.

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October 2, 2014 2:26 PM | Comments

Former New York State Judge Judy Harris Kluger on changing public attitudes toward domestic violence, part two of the Living City series focuses on sanitation, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on his documentary The Boomer List and the Hamptons Film Festival’s executive and artistic directors on Long Island Screening Room.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 2, 2014 2:23 PM | Comments
The Violence Against Women Act was signed into law 20 years ago, but has it made a difference? MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman asks Judge Judy Harris Kluger of Sanctuary for Families.VIDEO
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October 2, 2014 2:13 PM | Comments
The vast majority of New York City’s garbage still goes to landfills, yet there is new thinking about how best to dispose of the refuse of millions.VIDEO
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