On Sept. 22, public television stations across the nation will highlight the nation’s dropout crisis on American Graduate Day. MetroFocus speaks with The Children’s Aid Society about its diverse solutions and follows a recent graduate as she enters college.
National and local gun politics, and interviews with the former NYC Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe, Israel’s Consul General and journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
The journalists give a preview of their new documentary and talk about the “central moral issue of this century,” violence against women and children worldwide.
In an interview with MetroFocus, the husband and wife team share what motivated them to take on the difficult subject of violence against women and girls.
The Consul General joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman for an interview on cultivating ties between New York and Israel.
Aharoni describes the anti-Israel positions Iran has taken both in the United Nations and in the Mideast region, saying Iran “is posing not only a physical threat, but also a conceptual threat” to Israel.