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March 19, 2014 11:13 AM | Comments

Prize-winning author of fifteen books and Emmy Award-winner Simon Schama brings to life Jewish history and experience in a new five-part documentary series.

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March 19, 2014 11:13 AM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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March 14, 2014 3:15 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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February 7, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 18, 2013 3:03 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Updated: November 21, 2013 12:00PM | Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman speaks with George Packer, award-winning author and staff writer for The New Yorker, about his new book "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America".VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  September 25, 2013 3:20 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman interviews John Manbeck about his new book, "Chronicles of Historic Brooklyn," a collection of essays about Brooklyn excerpted from Manbeck's weekly columns in "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle."VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 3:20 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: an in-depth look at the Affordable Care Act, chronicles of the history of Brooklyn, displaced NJ residents, Arne Duncan and the New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference, American Graduate Day.VIDEO
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