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Yes, It's Hot In Here: Former New York Mets Mascot AJ Mass

AJ Mass grew up walking distance from Shea Stadium, destined to be a New York Mets fan. What he didn’t expect to happen was eventually fitting into the Mr. Met suit.

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February 12, 2015 2:53 PM | Comments
What makes an American master? After more than 200 episodes highlighting the country's most iconic writers, artists, musicians and performers, the award-winning PBS biography series is still answering that question.VIDEO
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February 11, 2015 5:07 PM | Comments

The Committee to Protect Journalists and the global battle for freedom of expression, Italian culture in New York, troubled teens perform on Broadway and American Masters executive producer Michael Kantor discusses his new role.

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February 6, 2015 2:37 PM | Comments
For over 30 years, Dr. Ruth Westheimer has engaged and informed radio and television audiences with her frank talk on human sexuality.VIDEO
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February 6, 2015 12:44 PM | Comments

The shakeup in Albany, Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address, WNYC radio series on cancer, Dr. Ruth’s new book “Myths of Love” and bald eagles thriving in New Jersey.

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February 4, 2015 6:00 PM | Comments

The shakeup in Albany, Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address, WNYC radio series on cancer, Dr. Ruth’s new book “Myths of Love” and bald eagles thriving in New Jersey.

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January 29, 2015 5:34 PM | Comments

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal, PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” wins a duPont award, journalist Jenny Nordberg on the “bacha posh” in Afghanistan and filmmaker Jonathan Novick on changing the way we look at disabilities.

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January 29, 2015 5:33 PM | Comments

This year 14 winners from local and national TV, radio and online news organizations took home silver baton awards.

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January 29, 2015 5:32 PM | Comments
Nordberg reports on bacha posh - a girl who is temporarily raised as a boy and presented to the world as a son.VIDEO
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January 29, 2015 5:32 PM | Comments
He wore a hidden camera and recorded his interactions with fellow New Yorkers and tourists. The result was Don't Look Down On Me, a six-minute video that went viral on YouTube with over 2.5 million hits. VIDEO
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January 28, 2015 1:55 PM | Comments

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal, PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” wins a duPont award, journalist Jenny Nordberg on the “bacha posh” in Afghanistan and filmmaker Jonathan Novick on changing the way we look at disabilities.

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