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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 28, 2017 at 5:30 am

Fake news versus real news. Metro papers columnist, Ellis Henican, joins us to examine the war of words that has reignited the feud between The White House and media giant CNN. We also discuss the sexual misconduct allegations on both sides of the aisle in Washington D.C. Architect Vishaan Chakrabarti sheds light on his proposed plan to save the distressed […]

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MENTORING & THE MUSEUMclip
November 27, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Dr. Rae Wynn-Grant, a fellow at the American Museum of Natural History, talks to us about paying it forward by opening the eyes and minds of children. 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. Major funding for this initiative is provided […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 21, 2017 at 5:30 am

“Proud anti-Semite.” That’s the boast spotted on a bumper sticker of a car driving on Route 110 in Farmingdale, Long Island. A sign of the times? Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League joins us to share some sobering statistics. On a February night in 1939, the Nazi-supporting German-American Bund, held a 20,000-strong rally at Madison Square Garden. […]

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“A NIGHT AT THE GARDEN”clip
November 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm

“A Night At The Garden” is a Field of Vision film © Marshall Curry 2017 On a February night in 1939, the Nazi-supporting German-American Bund, held a 20,000-strong rally at Madison Square Garden. We revisit the night that occurred at the same time as Adolf Hitler completed work on his sixth concentration camp overseas. Aired on November 20, 2017.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
November 18, 2017 at 5:30 am

New York stands with Puerto Rico. New York Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, is here to discuss the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. This weekend, on November 19, we remember the victims of childhood abuse with World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse. Dr. Mary Pulido, Executive Director of the The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC) joins us to talk […]

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