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Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

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Andre Malok, The Star-Ledger  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
The story of the Contender Cheer Team: a unique group of special needs cheerleaders led by organizer and head coach Debbie House.VIDEO
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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
Host Jim Paymar interviews Doris Kearns Goodwin about growing up on Long Island, how it has informed her work, her books, movies and her upcoming book on Theodore Roosevelt & William Howard Taft.VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:48 PM | Comments
Alec Baldwin, Coen Brothers, Tufts neuroscientist Aniruddh Patel, and composer Carter Burwell discuss the role of music in shaping the emotional impact of film.VIDEO
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October 2, 2013 3:17 PM | Comments
A Long Beach resident records and collects Hurricane Sandy stories from her community.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 11, 2013 7:48 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: wrap up and analysis of round one in the race for mayor, New York Magazine on NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, and drawing every building in the city.VIDEO
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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  |  September 11, 2013 6:39 PM | Comments
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock hails from Australia, but he's made it his mission to draw every building in New York City.VIDEO
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September 11, 2013 6:39 PM | Comments
Works by celebrated American painter Georgia O’Keeffe that she painted during summers she spent in the Adirondacks are showcased in a rare exhibit at the Hyde Collection Art Museum in Glens Falls. VIDEO
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September 9, 2013 12:50 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus: wrap up and analysis of round one in the race for mayor, New York Magazine on NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, and drawing every building in the city.VIDEO
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