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THE DOG WALKERclip
October 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

A recent college graduate, Nadir Samara makes more money walking dogs in Brooklyn than he did working for an insurance company in Philadelphia. Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. […]

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THE ON-DEMAND DRIVERclip
October 20, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Cecilia Brentlinger, a single-mother discovered that working as an on-demand driver gives her the freedom to choose her own hours, but it also comes at a price. Previously aired on August 18, 2017 and October 20, 2017.  Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of […]

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October 3, 2017: NEW “FREAKONOMICS” SPINOFFclip
October 03, 2017 at 7:15 pm

It’s journalism wrapped in a game.  “Freakonomics” host Stephen Dubner is back with a preview of his new, New York show called “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know.” Stephen Dubner’s “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” Show Dates at Joe’s Pub in New York City Tickets available here. October 5/6:30 — Alex Wagner, CBS News correspondent and contributing editor at The Atlantic October 5/9:30 — Sas […]

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October 2, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
October 03, 2017 at 5:30 am

It is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.  A gunman opens fire on a crowd of concert goers at a country music festival, leaving more than 50 dead and hundreds wounded.  The NYPD is monitoring the massacre in Las Vegas to ensure that New York City is safe.  We are on this developing story. He came to Congress with the […]

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October 2, 2017: INSIDE FREAKONOMICS!clip
October 02, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Freakonomics.  It’s the bestselling book and the podcast sensation that’s grabbing millions of fans!  Tonight, its co-creator, Stephen Dubner, is here to break down how everything in our popular culture is rooted in economics. Stephen Dubner’s “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know” Show Dates at Joe’s Pub in New York City Tickets available here. October 5/6:30 — Alex Wagner, CBS News correspondent and […]

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September 27, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
September 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

The corruption conviction of  former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, is overturned by the legal definition of the crime itself.  We’ll have all the details on the change of events with Jennifer Rodgers, the Executive Director of the Center for Public Integrity at Columbia Law School. Could our transit system woes be fixed by […]

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September 21, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
September 22, 2017 at 5:00 am

Who is Mayor Bill de Blasio?  What do we really know about him even after one term?  A New York professor with unprecedented access to the city’s First Family answers those very questions in his a new book, “The Pragmatist:  Bill de Blasio’s Quest to Save the Soul of New York.”  He’ll join us for an exclusive interview. As Ken […]

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