We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about our region’s aging infrastructure and the debate to fund it. Plus, we’re joined by former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American to ever hold the city’s top post. And we speak with Pulitzer Prize-Winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger about his new book, “Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry.”
The tri-state region’s infrastructure continues to grow older while the debate over funding wages on. We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about the extent of the problem and what’s being done to address it.
We’re joined by former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American to ever hold the city’s top post. In the first of a two-part interview, he reflects on his time in the mayor’s office and addresses the misperception that crime was up during his tenure.
In 2012, Superstorm Sandy devastated the region. We’ll look at what Sandy left in her wake, how our area has recovered, and how much further we have to go
On the eve of the third Republican presidential debate, we speak with Michael D’Antonio, author of a new unauthorized biography “Never Enough: Donald Trump And The Pursuit Of Success.” And just ahead of the first game of the World Series, we discuss if the 2015 Mets could really go all the way. Plus, the documentary “Owning Our Faith” sheds light on the struggles of LGBT Catholics. The filmmakers hope that the mini-documentary featuring New Yorkers will nudge the church closer to embracing all its believers.
Former Newsday reporter and writer Michael D’Antonio examines the life of New Yorker and GOP front-runner Donald Trump in a new biography. The book was originally slated to hit shelves next year, but was published earlier due to rising interest in the Donald.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly addresses critics of the department’s counter-terrorism and ‘stop, question and frisk’ tactics. Kelly also talks about the current state of politics in the city and what the de Blasio administration is doing right, and what it isn’t.
Mayor Bill de Blasio tapped Minerva Tantoco for the city’s first chief technology officer in September 2014. Now after one year in the new role, we check in to see how she’s helping grow tech-sector jobs and prepare New Yorkers to fill them.