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Did High Fees and Poor Performance Cost NYC’s Pensions $2.5 Billion?

According to a report issued by the New York City comptroller's office in April, Wall Street money managers cost the city's public pension system $2.5 billion in "lost value" over the past ten years.

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July 13, 2015 11:37 AM | Comments

Anchor Jack Ford talks with filmmaker Mary Murphy about her documentary Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird. An updated version of the documentary, titled Harper Lee: American Masters, will air on PBS stations July 10 before the […]

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June 19, 2015 10:38 AM | Comments

Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC’s pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge’s Jeremy Piven and Rebecca Eaton.

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June 15, 2015 2:31 PM | Comments

Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC’s pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS Masterpiece series Mr. Selfridge’s Jeremy Piven and Rebecca Eaton.

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May 22, 2015 10:40 AM | Comments

New York Magazine architecture critic and Pulitzer Prize-winner Justin Davidson discusses the potential rise of the “mile-high building” with anchor Jack Ford and what it means for the city and people on the streets below. In a Listening In segment, […]

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May 21, 2015 1:03 PM | Comments

An excerpt from an event at the Council on Foreign Relations called Women’s Rights as Human Rights: The Path to Full Participation, featuring Chelsea Clinton.

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May 7, 2015 4:48 PM | Comments
NYU associate professor Patrick Sharkey talks about the issue of concentrated poverty and race.VIDEO
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May 1, 2015 8:32 AM | Comments

MacArthur genius grant winner Ai-jen Poo, Donald Miller explores Jazz Age New York in his book Supreme City, PBS Nature looks at a day in the life of penguins and photographer Christopher Payne explores abandoned North Brother Island.

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April 28, 2015 12:06 PM | Comments

MacArthur genius grant winner Ai-jen Poo, Donald Miller explores Jazz Age New York in his book Supreme City, PBS Nature looks at a day in the life of penguins and photographer Christopher Payne explores abandoned North Brother Island.

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April 24, 2015 10:40 AM | Comments

The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark Penn Station celebrates 80 years of service.

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