We’re joined by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith and the New York City VSA affiliate executive director David Marquis to learn about Very Special Arts. Kennedy Smith founded the program to bring the arts to people with disabilities.
We get the latest from Albany about the conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. We’re joined by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to learn about Very Special Arts. And author and journalist Stephen Silverman explains the history of the Catskills.
We get an update from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, talk HIV/AIDS progress on World AIDS Day and look back at Woody Allen’s life and career on his 80th birthday.
Whether it’s stopping gun violence, reforming criminal justice or taking on Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is a man on a mission. The east Brooklyn and south Queens representative joins us tonight.
Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day we can unite in the worldwide fight against HIV and AIDS. In the U.S., an estimated 1.2 million people are living with HIV or AIDS and nearly 10 percent of them call New York City home. This is a testament to advances in medicine, but one problem still persists: the stigma. We speak with activist Mark Milano, who is fighting back with information.
Woody Allen is one of America’s best filmmakers and today is his 80th birthday. We review the highs and lows of his life with the author of his biography.
Ahead of the X-mas shindig, “America’s Weatherman” Al Roker gives us an inside look at the ceremony’s history and what we can expect this year.