Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam were found guilty on eight counts of corruption Friday. The verdict comes on the heels of ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction. We discuss the fallout.
A jury Friday found former Sen. Dean Skelos and his son Adam guilty of corruption in a federal trial. They were convicted on all eight charges of extortion, bribery and conspiracy. The verdict comes just less than two weeks after the former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty in his own corruption trial. Immediately following the verdict, Manhattan U.S. […]
Within the next 100 years, global warming and rising sea levels could put some parts of the city under water. We talk to Columbia Climate Scientist Dr. Radley Horton about what can be done to slow the impact, just as the international climate summit in Paris is wrapping up.
In light of yet another mass shooting, on Saturday The New York Times published a front page editorial — its first in 95 years — on the need to end the gun epidemic in America. The New York Times columnist Nick Kristof joins us to discuss the gun violence we face in the U.S. and the steps he argues we must take the reduce it.
We continue our “Sinatra 100” series with Rolling Stone magazine’s Anthony DeCurtis, who breaks down the iconic sound of Ol’ Blue Eyes. An in-depth look at the power of ISIS with the Frontline reporter who went into the terror group’s training camps. And we’re joined by U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) to discuss safety amid terrorism threats.
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We examine what the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver means for Albany politics. We talk to the original lyricist of “Fiddler On The Roof,” Sheldon Harnick about the show’s fifth revival coming later this month. And we speak with journalist Gay Talese about what’s been called the greatest celebrity profile ever written: “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold.”
We examine what the corruption conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver means for Albany politics with Jennifer Rodgers, the executive director of Columbia Law School’s Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity.
We’ll have the latest reaction in Albany to the conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver from MetroFocus contributor Matt Ryan, managing editor of New York NOW.