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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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November 13, 2013 3:42 PM | Comments
On this week's MetroFocus: Brooklyn College professor Philip Napoli shares poignant stories of New York’s Vietnam veterans, New York Times reporter Julie Creswell explains why foreign investors are snapping up multi-billion dollar apartments in the sky, and much more.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  November 13, 2013 3:41 PM | Comments
At only 28 years old, Mohammed Fairouz has written four symphonies and an opera, among hundreds of other works.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
With the rise of luxury apartments geared for the global super elite, is New York City's apartment market nearing the $100 million price tag? MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to New York Times reporter Julie Creswell to find out.VIDEO
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Tomeka Weatherspoon, Mountain Lake PBS  |  November 13, 2013 3:40 PM | Comments
Hands-on initiatives by a group of environmentally conscious students are enabling the kinds of lessons that go beyond the classroom.VIDEO
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Lauren Wanko, NJTV News  |  November 13, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
This time, every year an explosion of rich, red color takes over Lee Brothers Cranberry Farm in Burlington County. It’s harvest season.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  November 8, 2013 5:09 PM | Comments
Philip Napoli sits down with Rafael Pi Roman to discuss his book, "Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans".VIDEO
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November 8, 2013 12:42 PM | Comments
On the next MetroFocus: Brooklyn College professor Philip Napoli shares poignant stories of New York’s Vietnam veterans, New York Times reporter Julie Creswell explains why foreign investors are snapping up multi-billion dollar apartments in the sky, and much more.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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