RIKERS: THE END GAME Violence against inmates at Riker’s Island notorious jail have increased despite recent reforms. Mayor de Blasio has now promised to shut down the facility in 10 years, but is that too long a time? Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson is here with reaction. #STANDWITHTHIRTEEN Hundreds of people rallied at City Hall to fight the proposed Federal budget […]
Hundreds of people rallied at City Hall to fight the proposed Federal budget cuts to the arts, libraries, and PBS. The rally organizer Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer tells us what’s next.
First, lawmakers, artists, and other New Yorkers protest President Trump’s plan to cut federal funding for the arts, culture, and libraries. Next, Governor Cuomo calls for an emergency extension to avoid a shutdown. Then, Co-Founder of Autism Speaks, Bob Wright is here to tell us about autism. Finally, families, teachers and first responders takes us back to that frightful day […]
United we stand! Lawmakers, artists and other New Yorkers descend on City Hall to protest President Trump’s plan to cut federal funding for the arts, culture and libraries. We’re on the scene with the very latest from the rally.
It was one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. Tonight, families, teachers and first responders takes us back to that frightful day at Sandy Hook Elementary School on PBS’s Independent Lens, “Newtown.” You don’t want to miss it.
Standardized state tests began this week, are your kids opting in or opting out of these controversial exams? Councilman Daniel Dromm tells us why these tests are causing angst for parents, students, and teachers.
Did your child skip today’s state-wide exam? We have the statistics. A drastic decline in New Yorkers taking and even passing their High School Equivalency Exams. Find out why. How do you prosecute war criminals whose crimes are unspeakable? An exclusive first look at PBS’s new 3 part series, “Dead Reckoning.” Author Lee Child tells us about his creation, marine hero Jack […]