Episode
October 21, 2015 at 6:42 pm

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.

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October 20, 2015 at 5:05 pm

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 […]

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October 19, 2015 at 6:30 am

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 […]

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October 13, 2015 at 1:12 pm

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 […]

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October 08, 2015 at 11:06 am

Angy Rivera is featured in a new PBS documentary. Tune in to MetroFocus on Thursday, Oct. 8 to hear Rivera and filmmaker Mikaela Shwer discuss the piece. Angy Rivera came to New York City from Colombia with her mother when she was 4 years old. “Don’t tell anyone,” Angy says her mother told her referring to her undocumented entry into […]

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