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FRONTLINE: “THE GANG CRACKDOWN”episode
February 13, 2018 at 6:45 pm

As the President seeks $23 billion for a border wall and increased immigration enforcement Frontline investigates the surge of brutal violence that they say has become a focal point of the President’s rhetoric on immigration. And for the immigrant teens caught in the gang crackdown, will they have due process or will justice be long overdue? Producer and director of […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 13, 2018 at 5:30 am

With four children dead throughout New York City, the Centers for Disease Control is urging New Yorkers to get the flu vaccine because the illness is on track to be one of the worst epidemics on record. Doctor Demetre Daskalakis from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is here to teach us how we can protect ourselves against […]

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PROTECTING ATHLETES FROM ABUSEclip
February 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Disgraced doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of more than 150 young athletes within USA Gymnastics has become one of the largest molestation scandals in sports history. In the wake of these events, how can we prevent something like this from happening again? Assemblyman Charles Lavine is here to tell us about his proposed legislation to protect amateur athletes from sexual […]

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DEADLY FLU OUTBREAK IN NYCclip
February 12, 2018 at 6:45 pm

With four children dead throughout New York City, the Centers for Disease Control is urging New Yorkers to get the flu vaccine because the illness is on track to be one of the worst epidemics on record. Doctor Demetre Daskalakis from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is here to teach us how we can protect ourselves against […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

The New York City Housing Authority remains in the hot seat, facing criticism of widespread heat outages and pervasive lies. Councilman Ritchie Torres, chairman of the city’s oversight and investigation committee, joins us to explain his zero tolerance approach to the failure of the heating system. PBS continues its celebration of Black History Month with an encore of the American Masters documentary, “Maya Angelou: And Still […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

Immigration activist Ravi Ragbir’s detention sparked a powerful protest in the streets of New York and a heartfelt appeal from the mayor himself. Ragbir is no longer in custody, but he is still not free. As his possible deportation hangs overhead, so too does the uncertainty of his future. In a Metrofocus exclusive interview, Ragbir and his wife Amy Gottlieb […]

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