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HARRIET TUBMAN IN NEW YORKclip
February 01, 2018 at 7:15 pm

This week in history, a young, black woman was able to run from the shackles of 19th century slavery to freedom and forever changed the world. Known as “The Moses of Her People,” Harriet Tubman continued to travel into the southern states and liberated more than 300 slaves through the Underground Railroad over the course of 11 years. Tonight, in honor of this American legend, we’ll take you to her home in Upstate New York, which has become a historic site run by the National Park Service.

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 01, 2018 at 5:30 am

Tonight, on a special edition of MetroFocus, we debrief following President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union address. How did it play to a partisan congress? Will it resonate with a country at odds? And, what affect will Trump’s proposed policies have on our state, our communities, and our families? We’re breaking down the speech and reading between […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 31, 2018 at 5:30 am

President Trump will deliver his first formal State of the Union address tonight. Before he delivers the speech, New York Republican State Committee Chairman Ed Cox joins us to examine what the first year of the Trump presidency has meant for the country and for New York. Americans and New Yorkers who oppose President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have exercised their […]

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PROTESTS AND PUNDITRYclip
January 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Americans and New Yorkers who oppose President Trump’s policies and rhetoric have exercised their right to free speech and let their displeasure be known. University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Science dean and history professor Dr. Yohuru Williams is here to explore the tradition of presidential protests. Aired on January 30, 2018. 

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