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.
Do fathers deserve as much time off as mothers when a new child comes into the family? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced he’ll take four months off when his daughter is born, but not all of us are Zukerberg. We speak with a former CNN reporter who asked for more time off when his child was born and ended up in a completely new career.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a big step announcing his plans to enact anti-discrimination protections for transgender New Yorkers. But what does that really mean for the community? We speak with transgender rights leader and Empire State Pride Agenda Foundation Board of Directors Co-Chair Melissa Sklarz. Also, We sit down with Laurie Dhue, one of the brightest starts in cable news who suffered from a years-long battle with alcoholism. She shares the story of her road to recovery and how she’s helping others do the same. It’s a decision no aging parent of an adult disabled person wants to face: When will the day come where I can no longer take care of my child? A new Independent Lens documentary offers a heartbreaking and intimate look at a family at a crossroads.