MetroFocus September Episode Preview

Encore: September 13, 2012

The September broadcast of MetroFocus premieres on WLIW21 on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., THIRTEEN on Sept. 20 at 8:30 p.m. and NJTV on Sept. 25 at 10 p.m.

On the next MetroFocus: Are illegal guns the cause of gun violence in New York? An interview with the man who dedicated much of his career to Central Park’s transformation, former Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe. Israel’s Consul General explains why more New Yorkers are moving to that country. New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof and his co-author and wife Sheryl WuDunn speak about their upcoming PBS documentary “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity,” which focuses on ending violence against women and girls. And a very special visit to a summer academy for refugee children.

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, The Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund, Bernard and Denise Schwartz, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, The Ambrose Monell Foundation, Janet Prindle Seidler, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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