Government & Politics

Historian Terry Golway Explores the Other Side of Tammany Hall

Host Rafael Pi Roman interviews Terry Golway, the director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, about his new book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics.

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November 1, 2013 11:47 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features analysis of election returns from the metropolitan region, with voices from The New York Times, City & State, and City Limits.VIDEO
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Matt Ryan, New York Now  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
For over 1oo years there has been a clouded title issue involving parcels in what is called Township 40. NY NOW's Matt Ryan examines Proposition 4, a land swap between residents and the state.VIDEO
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October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On this episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
On election day, New York voters will have six ballot measures to decide in addition to local races.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
MetroFocus sits down with David Dinkins to set the record straight and to discuss his new book, "A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic".VIDEO
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October 25, 2013 4:04 PM | Comments
On the upcoming episode of MetroFocus: NYC's hospitals rebuild and fortify after Sandy, maritime forests in Bradley Beach, NJ, a look at what's on the NY ballot, an interview with former mayor David Dinkins, and the story of a cheerleading squad that will inspire you.VIDEO
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October 23, 2013 3:53 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 18, 2013 3:03 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features some of the best segments from the past months, beginning with an in-depth look at what happens now that the Affordable Care Act has rolled out.VIDEO
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October 16, 2013 3:46 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth interview with mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. Reporter Rick Karr visits communities in the Rockaways where rebuilding is still underway. The New Yorker's George Packer joins Pi Roman to talk about his new book. And NJ Today’s Lauren Wanko shows us why “agri-tourism” is a significant source of income for farmers in NJ.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
As the public looks back on the year following Hurricane Sandy, MetroFocus reporter Rick Karr visits a small local newspaper in The Rockaways that never looked away.VIDEO
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