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.
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.
We’ve heard that home prices are breaking records in the city, so is there anywhere left you can still find a deal? We talk with Corcoran Real Estate Group President and CEO Pamela Liebman.
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.