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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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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A.J. Chavar, The New York Times  |  January 8, 2014 3:36 PM | Comments
One of the most extraordinary things revealed in the documents disclosed by Edward J. Snowden is the surveillance of video games like World of Warcraft by Western spy agencies.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 18, 2013 3:32 PM | 2 Comments
Detroit’s ruling on December 3 that pensions could be slashed to fix an insolvent city government’s finances will impact the entire nation, even economically strong cities like New York.VIDEO
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November 7, 2013 2:19 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus features analysis of election returns from the metropolitan region, former co-anchor of the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour, Robert MacNeil, on a new documentary “JFK: 1 PM Central Standard Time," and a non-profit technology training center in Chelsea that gets seniors online and back into the workforce.VIDEO
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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
New York Times columnist Michael Powell, editor-in-chief of City & State Morgan Pehme, and editor-in-chief of City Limits Jarrett Murphy join MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman for analysis of election returns. VIDEO
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November 6, 2013 6:12 PM | Comments
Fifty years after the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy, Secrets of the Dead chronicles minute-by-minute the assassination.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 6, 2013 6:11 PM | 4 Comments
Journalist Robert MacNeil tells his firsthand account of the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, TX.VIDEO
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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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