Government & Politics

Filmmaker Neil Barsky’s Intimate Documentary Portrait of Mayor Ed Koch

New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office.

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Esha Ray  |  February 19, 2014 12:28 PM | Comments
WNYC Reporter Brigid Bergin joins host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the mayor's agenda and the challenges ahead.VIDEO
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February 19, 2014 12:27 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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February 14, 2014 1:39 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: WNYC’s Brigid Bergin on Bill de Blasio’s State of the City, Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin discusses transit solutions, and more.

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February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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Christina Romano  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | 2 Comments
More than 700,000 civil servants – both retired and active – are eligible for pensions in New York City. But are their pensions in peril?VIDEO
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February 7, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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January 17, 2014 1:37 PM | Comments
MetroFocus examines the success of mentoring in public schools, suggestions for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio from the President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, and the story of New Jersey Vietnam War veterans bringing a helicopter back to life.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 15, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments
After a mayoral campaign in which now-Mayor Bill de Blasio emphasized a "tale of two cities" narrative, Governor Andrew Cuomo ended his State of the State address with a declaration of unity.VIDEO
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January 15, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to New York Magazine's Chris Smith about Governor Cuomo’s 2014 agenda, outgoing Lincoln Center president Reynold Levy discusses a decade of changes to the performing arts center, Meet the Coywolf, and more.VIDEO
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January 10, 2014 12:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman talks to New York Magazine's Chris Smith about Governor Cuomo’s 2014 agenda, outgoing Lincoln Center president Reynold Levy discusses a decade of changes to the performing arts center, Meet the Coywolf, and more.VIDEO
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