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Christofer Nicoletti  |  September 11, 2014 2:18 PM | Comments
The series chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt in the first major television series that interweaves their complex stories into a single narrative.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM | 1 Comment
Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  July 16, 2014 4:58 PM | 1 Comment
Steve Malanga, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School take a closer look at public pension funds in the tri-state region.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  June 18, 2014 11:32 AM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman interviewed this year’s John Willis Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Christopher Plummer, at the Theater World Awards in New York City.

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March 26, 2014 1:29 PM | Comments
We all know what it's like to be stuck behind a slow-moving truck or construction vehicle – now imagine that frustration dragging on for 150 miles.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 10:39 AM | 1 Comment
In the Democrat's “two cities” narrative, the South Bronx neighborhood ranks among the have-nots. But many voters say they're still deciding whom to support in November.
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September 11, 2013 6:40 PM | Comments
Latino Americans of NY & NJ, a local tie-in program to PBS’s national documentary series “Latino Americans,” highlights the history, culture and influence that this large community has had in the metro region.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  July 24, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
From credit card processing to college applications, much of modern life revolves around the internet. But while high-speed, broadband service is taken for granted by many Americans, close to 20 million, or six percent of the population, still lack access.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  July 24, 2013 3:39 PM | Updated: August 19, 2013 10:00AM | 1 Comment
Cornell NYC Tech's $2 billion campus may be no more than a collection of architects' renderings, but preparations for the awaited applied sciences school have continued to progress behind the scenes.VIDEO
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