In an in-depth conversation with MetroFocus host Jack Ford, former New York City Police and Corrections Commissioner Bernard Kerik discusses the rising tensions over the city’s police force and his mission to reform our criminal justice system after his experiences on both sides of the prison bars.
The iconic horse carriages that take visitors through Central Park may be a wonderful diversion, but are they humane? Carriage riders say the horses are well cared for, but animal rights activist Jane Velez-Mitchell disagrees.
In the second of a two-part interview, Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey talks about gay rights and coming to accept himself as a “gay American.” Then, MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid will be here to break down the breakdown of American racial politics. Plus, “Nature” Executive producer Fred Kaufman shares a sneak peak at a new two-part series on pets coming from the Emmy-Award winning program.
In the second of a two-part interview, former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey talks about gay rights, the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage and coming to accept himself as a “gay American.”
MSNBC’s Joy-Ann Reid will be here to break down the breakdown of American racial politics, which she explores in her book “Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide.”
Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey has found a new calling behind prison bars. Just more than a decade after his resignation from the state’s top office, McGreevey, now an Episcospal Seminarian, spends his time preparing inmates for a life beyond a prison with the Jersey City Employment and Training Program. The program provides drug treatment behind bars and follows […]
In our first daily show, we discuss the safety of our country and specifically, the metropolitan region with one of the most powerful members of Congress, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) of Long Island. Plus, we sit down with “Good Morning America” anchor Amy Robach two years after an on-air mammogram led to her breast cancer diagnosis. And in the premiere […]
On the next episode of MetroFocus, we begin with immigration. The topic has frequently been in the headlines, and a new POV documentary aims to put a face to the ongoing debate. “Don’t Tell Anyone,” follows the story of Angy Rivera, an undocumented immigrant from Colombia as she goes public with her status in an effort to help others. Rivera, who now […]