The final season of Downton Abbey is currently airing on PBS. As the show counts down to the final episode, we look back with senior culture editor and writer for The Daily Beast Tim Teeman. He explains why Downton and the Grantham family captured the hearts of so many viewers.
The stretch of 8th Street between Third Avenue and Avenue A is known as St. Marks Place, which has served as the backdrop to music videos and artworks throughout the decades. Ada Calhoun, author of ‘St. Marks is Dead,’ examines the history of this iconic area and why its days–as it is–may be numbered.
Not all Republicans are behind Donald Trump. Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to us about pesticide-resistant lice and Zika virus. Randy Scott Slavin is here to tell us about NYC Drone Film Festival. Louise Harrison, sister of late Beatles member George Harrison joins us for a Beatles tribute.
In 1964, the Beatles’ appearance on the Ed Sullivan show was an iconic moment in American history. But for Louise Harrison, it was all about getting her “little brother’s band” on American television. Now Louise, sister to Beatles member George Harrison, is here with a Fab Four tribute that you don’t want to miss.
March 1 marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate important female leaders and significant events that advanced women’s rights. We’ve compiled a list of events and resources to help you celebrate all month long.
Outer Space has been the final frontier for some time now, but Scott Kelly is about to end a historic year-long stint in that frontier. Former NASA Astronaut and Columbia Universitys Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Michael Massimino, stops by to tell us about Kellys historic mission. Find out what challenges Kelly will face upon his return and what this mission means for space exploration and discovery.
The story of Dead Horse Bay is a little known chapter in the history of New York City’s development, and a lesser-known portion of Robert Moses involvement in changing the area’s landscape. ABC News Digital Producer Evan Simon joins us to discuss why this bay is considered trash to some but a treasure to others.
We discuss the state of journalism in front of a studio audience with Columbia University’s Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism Steve Coll, New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan and PBS NewsHour Weekend Anchor Hari Sreenivasan. . Tune in to watch them discuss the importance of public broadcasting and how the industry has evolved over the years.
Known as “Super Tuesday,” voters in more than a dozen states will make their presidential pick known next week on March 1. With so many caucuses and primaries taking place across the country, the 2016 presidential election is sure to see some changes. We sit down with Washington Post Columnist Chris Cillizza to talk about Super Tuesday and the Democratic Primary in South Carolina set for tomorrow. See if your favorite candidates may be continuing on the campaign trail or packing up to go home this time next week. We finish up our conversation with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker. Tonight we delve into the Black Lives Matter movement, race relations, the upcoming presidential election and Obama’s potential Supreme Court nominee. The New York Public Library is featuring an exhibit titled “Black Suburbia: From Levittown to Ferguson,” which explores segregation and its history in communities across America. The exhibit’s manager Isissa Komada-John joins us to talk about the impact then and now. We speak with filmmaker June Cross, whose Independent Lens film “Wilhemina’s War,” showcases a community in South Carolina dealing with the harsh reality of AIDS.