Within an hour of the first attack in Paris, American Muslim organizations and individuals took to the internet and posted heartfelt statements condemning the horrific acts of violence. Here in the metro area, the Council of Imams in New Jersey issued an appeal to human conscious regarding the attacks.
We catch up with Fraiser’s David Hyde Pierce and Christopher Lloyd of “Back To The Future” about their new projects in the city. Plus, Al Bagnoli, the new head coach of the Columbia Lions, joins us to discuss the key to breaking the college football team’s losing streak.
Actor David Hyde Pierce is well known for his performance as Niles Crane on Fraiser. But lately he’s stepped off stage as the director of the Manhattan Theatre Club’s comedy “Ripcord.” We catch up with the Emmy Award-winning performer about the new gig and how he still finds time to be an honorary director of the national Alzheimer’s Association.
Actor Christopher Lloyd has influenced many generations as Doc Brown in the “Back to the Future” films and now he is impacting a new generation as The Hacker on PBS’s popular children’s show “Cyberchase,” which is in its 10th season. He joins us to talk about his role and how he gets into character in the voiceover booth.
We take you back to 1969, a year of change for New York City. First, pioneering LGBT advocate and journalist Mark Segal joins us to talk about what really happened at the Stonewall Uprising. Then, attorney, reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera discusses the founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords.
Attorney, reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera shares the story behind the 1969 founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords. Rivera joins us to share his memories of the Young Lords and the moment that forever changed the lives of New York City’s Puerto Ricans.
Pioneering LGBT advocate and journalist Mark Segal joins us to talk about what really happened at the Stonewall Uprising in 1969, and what the landmarking of the Greenwich Village bar means to the gay rights movement today. Segal chronicles his life and work in his new memoir, “And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality.”
For Veterans Day, MetroFocus with Staff Sgt. Travis Mills about life as a quadruple amputee. Plus, we follow television sound engineer Toba Potosky on his mission to restore the Brooklyn World War II memorial.