The 1964 World’s Fair is coming back to Queens, sort of. A modern version of the fair “The World’s Fare,” highlighting culinary diversity, will debut in the parking lot of Citi Field April 28th-29th. We have the details on this “only in New York” event. Aired on February 26, 2018.
PBS celebrates everyone’s favorite neighbor with an hour-long celebrity-filled special tribute to the beloved children’s television series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which turns 50 this year. Ellen Doherty, executive producer of the special for The Fred Rogers Company, is here with your preview. Aired on March 5, 2018.
Hate crimes are on the rise in New York City. A new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) notes that the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York rose by over 90% in 2017 compared to 2016. Perhaps even more troubling, are reports of a doubling of incidents involving harassment suffered by children in K-12 schools. Evan Bernstein, ADL New […]
The New York Housing Authority (NYCHA) is in more hot water after a new bombshell report goes so far as to compare the agency’s crisis with Flint, Michigan’s water crisis. New York State Senator, Jesse Hamilton, is here with an update. The POV documentary reveals a firsthand account of the daily trauma that grips the city of Aleppo during Syria’s […]
The Smithsonian Channel and Malcolm X’s daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, take us inside the extraordinary life and murder of the civil rights activist. Aired on March 2, 2018.
The POV documentary reveals a firsthand account of the daily trauma that grips the city of Aleppo during Syria’s Civil War. The film, now a historic Academy Award contender, traces the terrifying aftermath of the war and the story of the volunteer rescue workers and first responders, the White Helmets, who stayed behind, risking their own lives to save others. […]
The New York Housing Authority (NYCHA) is in more hot water after a new bombshell report goes so far as to compare the agency’s crisis with Flint, Michigan’s water crisis. New York State Senator, Jesse Hamilton, is here with an update. Aired on March 2, 2018.
The defense rests in the trial of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide, Joseph Percoco. The allegations of corruption include pay for play, off-color emails, and a code name “Ziti.” Jennifer Rodgers, Executive Director of Columbia Law School’s Center for Advancement of Public Integrity, is here with an explanation of the trial’s next steps and a deep analysis of Albany’s […]
The “Frontline” documentary “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” a 2018 Academy Award nominee in the “Documentary Feature” category, tells the story of a small family-owned bank located in Chinatown that was the only U.S. bank to be indicted for mortgage fraud related to the financial crisis of 2008. The film follows the bank’s indictment, subsequent trial and the defense of […]