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.
We get the latest from Albany about the conviction of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. We’re joined by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to learn about Very Special Arts. And author and journalist Stephen Silverman explains the history of the Catskills.
We get an update from Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, talk HIV/AIDS progress on World AIDS Day and look back at Woody Allen’s life and career on his 80th birthday.
Whether it’s stopping gun violence, reforming criminal justice or taking on Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is a man on a mission. The east Brooklyn and south Queens representative joins us tonight.
Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day we can unite in the worldwide fight against HIV and AIDS. In the U.S., an estimated 1.2 million people are living with HIV or AIDS and nearly 10 percent of them call New York City home. This is a testament to advances in medicine, but one problem still persists: the stigma. We speak with activist Mark Milano, who is fighting back with information.
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was ruled guilty on multiple charges of corruption, the New York Times reported. According to the paper, Silver was convicted on seven charges of honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering. The times reported: “In the Silver trial, the government built a case that he had orchestrated two schemes through which he […]