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June 27, 2017 at 5:30 am

An industry that has proven especially controversial: private prisons, and they’ve taken a financial hit from New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer is here with the details. New York had an amazing day celebrating gay pride yesterday with an incredible record breaking turn out, but the celebration of equality continues. Tonight “First Person” host, Tonilyn Sideco, takes us inside her […]

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June 26, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Nora Ephron penned that immortal scene inside Katz’s Deli from “When Harry Met Sally,” but did she have one man in mind when she wrote it?  Richard Cohen was Nora’s best friend, forever thought to be “the guy,” but was he?  He’s here to set the record straight and to help remember a great writer who captured a place and […]

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June 23, 2017 at 5:30 am

Prom night should have been a special night for Diego Puma Macancela, but with just hours to go before the big event, ICE agents took Diego and his mom into custody. Senate Republicans released their draft of a healthcare plan today and reaction was swift and fierce. Tonight PBS honors the Beatles’ incredible musical masterpiece, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club […]

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