Episode
June 10, 2017 at 5:30 am

It’s the day after the ultimate “He Said, He Said” in recent political history.  Under oath, the former Director of the FBI called the President a liar.  The President in response says he is vindicated.  We’ll go beyond the noise of the news and look at what was really left in the wake of Comey vs. Trump. Then, this Sunday […]

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June 09, 2017 at 5:30 am

A historic day for America as James Comey, the former FBI Director, takes the stand.  Was he fired for cause or because he wouldn’t bow to pressure from President Trump?  We’re breaking down his testimony with Watergate Assistant Special Prosecutor, Jill Wine-Banks. Then, when the Puerto Rican Day Parade rolls down Fifth Avenue on Sunday, it does so amid controversy.  […]

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June 03, 2017 at 5:30 am

Backlash after the President bids Bon Voyage to the Paris Climate Accord.  We’re breaking down what the move means for the planet and for you with Peter de Menocal, the Founder of Columbia University’s Center for Climate and Life. Next, PBS enters the vaults of the JFK Presidential Library and finds rarely seen footage of one of the greatest Inaugural […]

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May 27, 2017 at 5:21 am

Neo-lithic, not natural, but definitely awe-inspiring, and it has us all stopping in our tracks in the middle of the street, year after year. It’s Manhattanhenge, the day that the sun aligns itself with Manhattan’s skyscrapers and avenues and gives a gift that is somewhat Stonehenge, and somewhat Star Wars. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the man who coined the […]

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May 26, 2017 at 6:29 pm

Neolithic, not natural, but definitely awe-inspiring, and it has us all stopping in our tracks in the middle of the street, year after year. It’s Manhattanhenge, the day that the sun aligns itself with Manhattan’s skyscrapers and avenues and gives a gift that is somewhat Stonehenge, and somewhat Star Wars. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the man who coined the […]

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May 26, 2017 at 5:46 am

As Memorial Day approaches, we honor our veterans who came home, and shine a light on those who remain shattered by the effects of PTSD. We take a personal look at the disorder, and where to find the help available for those who served. Then, everyone’s favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us into his galaxy and explains the mysteries and […]

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