Imagine a nuclear bomb more powerful than Hiroshima hitting Arkansas and wiping ten million people off the face of the Earth. It almost happened! One of the most frightening stories you’ve likely never heard from a man who lived to tell it.
Governor Cuomo bucks tradition, and takes his show on the road to deliver six separate State of the State speeches over the next three days starting in Manhattan. We’ve got the details of what he said. Next, it’s a question that stretches from Indian Point, New York to Fukushima, Japan: just how do we contain tons of nuclear waste and prevent a catastrophe for future generations? The scary scenarios are ahead in the PBS Independent Lens documentary, Containment. Finally, on this night in 1983, inmates held guards hostage at Sing Sing prison. We look back at that siege and why it still matters.
Tonight, Governor Cuomo’s recently announced proposal to offer free college tuition for students sounds like a great plan, but one expert gives it a failing grade. Find out why.
He’s one of many who wants to unseat Mayor Bill de Blasio. We get into the issues with New York State Senator Tony Avella in part two of our conversation with the mayoral contender.
Next, before it was a hit television show, there were the “real” Mad Men of Madison Avenue who manipulated each and every one of us. Their story is ahead as part of the new Smithsonian Channel four-part series The Real Mad Men of Advertising.
Finally, experience a sense of someone else’s reality with the new PBS Independent Lens documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things, which is a celebration of outcasts everywhere.
Experience a sense of someone else’s reality with the new PBS Independent Lens documentary Best and Most Beautiful Things, which is a celebration of outcasts everywhere.
New York State Senator Tony Avella thinks our homeless problem is getting worse, taxes are growing too high, and the quality of life is fading, and he wants to do something about it. In fact, he wants to unseat Bill de Blasio as mayor to make these problems go away. He’ll be here with his plan to fix what he thinks is broken in New York City.
Russians expelled from Long Island in the wake of the election hacking scandal. We have the latest on this drama playing out on the North Shore. Then, if you’re all about the next must have gadget and can’t afford to get out to the Consumer Electronics Show starting today in Las Vegas: fear not. We’re going to take you there and preview the latest that technology has to offer.
Finally, we’re headed to the heights, Jackson Heights that is, for an intimate look at the people and the dreams that make that neighborhood a special part of New York City.
We’re headed to the heights, Jackson Heights that is, for an intimate look at the people and the dreams that make that neighborhood a special part of New York City.
Tonight, an LIRR train came off its tracks at the busy Atlantic Station terminal in Brooklyn at the height of today’s morning rush hour. We have the latest on the incident that injured over one hundred commuters, it’s a pristine piece of New York that is being hotly contested. Just where will you stand on the Boreas Ponds debate? We have the details, and NYC Winter Jazzfest begins tomorrow. If you’re in need of something to warm you up during the coming arctic blast, fear not: hot jazz is on the way. We have a preview of the NYC Winter Jazzfest, which will scat around the city from January 5th through January 10th.
There is a crusade going on in Manhattan to stop illegal evictions. We have details on who is at risk and the ongoing fight from AARP New York State director Beth Finkel.
Real estate boom or bust? We’ll show you where you can get more bang for your buck in the outer boroughs, and there is nothing like a Dame: Dame Angela Lansbury, that is! The iconic actress is here with memories of her legendary career on stage and screen.