10/12: NYT Living City: Subways, America By The Numbers, Animal Misfits, Columbus Citizens Foundation

October 09, 2014 at 11:06 am

On this edition of MetroFocus:

The New York Times‘ six-part video series in collaboration with Blue Chalk Media – Living City – continues with Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway, a look at the construction of the 2nd Avenue subway project.

Maria Hinojosa joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to outline her new eight-part PBS documentary series America by The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, which investigates the dramatic demographic shifts in the United States. The series is airing on PBS stations and the WORLD Channel through November 22.

Anchor Jack Ford talks with Janet Hess, series editor of PBS NATURE, about the new documentary Animal Misfits, which premieres on PBS stations October 15 and focuses on some of the world’s most unusual species.  

And Angelo Vivolo, president of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, joins Rafael Pi Roman to talk about the upcoming 70th anniversary of the Columbus Day parade and the organization’s philanthropic activities.

 

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MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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