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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.

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Natalia V. Osipova, The New York Times  |  February 5, 2014 12:11 PM | Comments
Walter Chandoha, who has been mastering the art of cat and dog photography for more than 60 years, shares some of his secrets.VIDEO
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February 5, 2014 12:09 PM | Comments
Drone testing in central New York, reimagining the rest of your life, the art and music of Herb Alpert, the actors of Downton Abbey and man who's photographed pets for over sixty years.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 5, 2014 12:07 PM | Comments
New York NOW's Jenna Flanagan travels to Central New York, a site chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct research on how best to safely fly drones in public airspace.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  February 5, 2014 12:07 PM | Comments
Award-winning broadcast journalist, Jane Pauley, shares insights from her new book "Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life".VIDEO
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January 31, 2014 4:31 PM | Comments
Drone testing in central New York, reimagining the rest of your life, the art and music of Herb Alpert, the actors of Downton Abbey and man who's photographed pets for over sixty years.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments

Rafael Pi Roman talks to Joe Brewster, co-director and co-producer of POV’s documentary, “American Promise.”

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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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Len Berman  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
Stern is not only the longest running commissioner of any major U.S. sports league in history, but he is also one of the most successful, says sportscaster Len Berman.VIDEO
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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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