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January 27, 2017 at 5:19 am

Tonight, President Trump put pen to paper and signed an executive order to bring the country one step closer to building a wall between the United States and Mexico. The president also pledges to go after sanctuary cities like ours that offer security to illegal immigrants: a move that could cost our city over 10 billion dollars, and could potentially rip families apart. Our local officials have started the protests, and we’ll take you there!
Next, the March for Life happens tomorrow in Washington, but not without controversy in the shadow of last week’s history-making women’s march. One of the march participants will be here with their plan of action.
Then, last night, we brought you the story of the legacy that Alexander Hamilton’s widow Eliza left behind for the children of New York City. Tonight, we’ll take you even further back into history as we head up north to Hamilton’s Albany.
Finally, Gung hay fat choy! It’s the eve of Chinese New Year! The rooster is honored this year, and we have a special preview from the Chinese music and dance company, Shen Yun.

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January 25, 2017 at 5:22 am

Tonight, PBS FRONTLINE digs deep to reveal how President Donald Trump, the real estate tycoon turned reality star, defied the odds, ascended to the White House, and what his actions say about how he will govern. We preview their groundbreaking investigation, Trump’s Road to the White House, which premieres tonight.

Then, Rachel Carson revolutionized the lives of every American with her book Silent Spring, which launched the modern environmental movement. Her American experience is ours, and we have her story ahead.

Finally, he knew while growing up on the mean streets of the city that his Bronx tale captured a snapshot of a special place and time. Now, with the help of Robert De Niro, actor Chazz Palminteri is taking his story from the silver screen to Broadway in A Bronx Tale: The Musical. He joins us to share his own memories of his old neighborhood, and how his story made it onstage.

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January 24, 2017 at 6:26 pm

He knew while growing up on the mean streets of the city that his Bronx tale captured a snapshot of a special place and time. Now, with the help of Robert De Niro, actor Chazz Palminteri is taking his story from the silver screen to Broadway in A Bronx Tale: The Musical. He joins us to share his own memories of his old neighborhood, and how his story made it onstage.

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January 19, 2017 at 5:08 am

Tonight,as the inaugural preparations continue for the ascension of Donald Trump to the presidency, a preview of part 2 of PBS FRONTLINE’s “Divided States of America” from filmmaker Michael Kirk.

Then, big money, big business, and a toxic society. The Enron crisis nearly destroyed America, and its fallout lingers in the halls of congress to this day. Sherron Watkins, the whistleblower who had the courage to break her silence, takes us inside the scandal in tonight’s episode of “Playing By The Rules: Ethics at Work” which airs at 8pm on WLIW.

Next, President-elect Trump has had a notoriously combative relationship with the press. The Daily Beast’s editor in chief John Avlon ponders what President George Washington would have thought of the president elect and explores how our founding father dealt with the press.
Finally, a new beacon of light shines in Manhattan Harbor! We’ll take you to there.

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