Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson tells us how illegal guns make their way to NYC and how he’s stemming the flow. Plus, 52 years after Lee Harvey Oswald killed President John F. Kennedy, we take a look at the conspiracies that are still swirling. And after JFK came LBJ. We discuss Lyndon B. Johnson’s policies to end poverty and whether it really worked.
After JFK’s assassination, we look at the legacy of the man who succeeded him: Lyndon B. Johnson. A cornerstone of his legacy was to the Great Society he founded to finally create real upward mobility for all Americans. But after 50 years the question remains: was the Great Society a great success?
Politico’s Terry Golway looks at the history of feuds between New York’s mayors and governors. And ahead of this weekend’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” featuring Donald Trump, we speak with National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Co-Founder and Chairman Felix Sanchez about the Hispanic community’s outrage over his appearance. Plus, Gilbert Gottfried of PBS’s “Cyberchase.”
Center for an Urban Future’s Senior Researcher Adam Forman breaks down a new report that suggests New York may no longer be a haven for artists.
The tri-state region’s infrastructure continues to grow older while the debate over funding wages on. We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about the extent of the problem and what’s being done to address it.
Producer and director Jennifer Callahan showcases the new documentary “Everything is Different Now,” which captures how much has changed in the Rockaways, one of the areas hit hardest by Sandy.
We check in on the Jersey Shore’s reconstruction with Sandra Levine, producer and director of “Heartbreak and Healing After Sandy: Legacy Of A Superstorm.”