The flu outbreak across the nation has arrived in the tri-state area. So how do we protect ourselves? Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, deputy commissioner for the Division of Disease Control at the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, joins us to share his prescription for winning the fight against the dangerous virus. For some veterans, coming home is when the […]
If you think today’s politicians hit below the belt, find out how our Founding Fathers battled it out. Pulitzer Prize winner and author of “Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson,” Gordon S. Wood, joins MetroFocus to discuss dirty politics. Aired on January 25, 2018.
For some veterans the real battle begins when they return home. Now, there’s help for them and their families as they attempt to heal. Aired on November 9, 2017 & January 26, 2018.
Amber Cantorna, author of “Refocusing My Family: Coming Out, Being Cast Out, and Discovering the True Love of God,” shares her story of growing up in a conservative Christian family and the struggles she experienced growing up gay and conflicted. Now an activist for LGBTQ inclusion in the church, she is here to share journey of claiming her identity. Aired […]
New York City Housing Authority’s number two official resigns as the embattled chairwomen of the agency is reportedly found to have lied during her sworn testimony about lead paint inspections before City Council. What are the consequences? Councilman Ritchie Torres, who presided over the questioning, is here to shed light on the subject and tell us about his new role […]
“The Man with the Sawed-Off Leg and Other Tales of a New York City Block” provides an intimate look at the stories behind, and inside, seven buildings located on one Upper West Side block. Author Daniel Wakin is here to share the details on his new book that explores New York City history during the first 50 years of the […]
In 2015, nearly one in four of New York State’s Hispanic youth considered suicide, and one in seven actually attempted suicide. We have a special report about this growing epidemic affecting the Latina community. New York State Senator Marisol Alcantara is here to take us inside this epidemic and her plans to end it.The former Secretary of State and Democratic […]
Immigration reform is an issue that has dominated the national headlines. Now, “Frontline” shares first-hand stories from refugees and migrants and examines what happens to people once they reach the West. Director James Bluemel and Syrian refugee Hassan Akkad join us to talk about the new film “Exodus: The Journey Continues.” Aired on January 23, 2018.