February 9, 2016: New Hampshire. Toilet-To-Tap. NJ Pension. Christine Ebersole.

Will former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton go two-for-two and squeak past U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders? Will New York real estate mogul Donald Trump edge out U.S. Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio? We’ll discuss it all and more when MSNBC National Correspondent Joy-Ann Reid stops by to talk presidential politics ahead of the New Hampshire primary. Columbia University Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering Kartik Chandran explains how toilet water can be transformed into drinking water. New Jersey Capitol Report Host Steve Adubato explains the Garden State’s pension woes. Broadway actress and performer Christine Ebersole discusses her involvement with NJTV’s The American Songbook, which premieres Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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> TONIGHT ON 'METROFOCUS,' DECISION NIGHT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

THE POLLS MAY BE POINTING TO DONALD AND BERNIE, BUT MOMENTU IS IN THE HANDS OF HILLARY AND RUBIO.

RACE TO THE WHITE HOUSE?

WE ARE BREAKING IT DOWN.

> FROM THE TOILET TO SCIENTIST HERE TO TRANSFORM WASTEWATER INTO DRINK WATER FIND OUT IF THIS IS BETTER LEF TO THE PROS.

> PENSION WOES FOR NEW HAMPSHIRE.

NEARLY $40 BILLION IN THE RE BUT THERE MAY BE A SOLUTION.

WE'LL TALK ABOUT IT.

> BROADWAY ICON AND TWO-TIME TONY AWARD WINNER STOPS BY WIT A PREVIEW OF ONE OF THE BIGGES AND BRIGHTEST PERFORMANCES I HER CAREER THE LULLABY TO BROADWAY AN CLASSICS COMING UP ALL THAT AND MORE AS 'METROFOCUS' STARTS RIGHT NOW.

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> IT IS DECISION NIGHT AND VOTERS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE LOOK SET TO TURN AWAY FROM TH ESTABLISHMENT AND GIVE BACKING TO TWO MAVERICKS ON EITHER SID OF THE AISLE LATEST POLL DONALD TRUMP AND BERNIE SANDERS ARE IN THE LEAD A MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY SURVEY GIVES TRUMP A DOUBLE DIGIT LEA OVER JOHN KASICH, MARCO RUBIO, JEB BUSH AND TED CRUZ.

ON THE RIGHT CANDIDATES WENT HEAD TO HEAD THIS WEEKEND ON THE LATEST DEBATE AND THE ATTENTIO SHIFTED TO SENATOR RUBIO WHO I VIEWED BY MANY AS TH ESTABLISHMENT'S CHOICE ANOTHER STRONG SHOWING FROM HI TONIGHT COULD LEAVE BUSH CHRISTIE AND KASICH WONDERIN WHETHER IT IS WORTH CONTINUING ON THE LEFT, THE SAME MONMOUTH POLL PUTS HILLARY CLINTON TE POINTS BEHIND SANDERS ALTHOUGH THAT LEAD FOR SANDERS HA NARROWED SO MANY FACTORS AND SO MUCH TO TALK ABOUT IT IS A PLEASURE TO WELCOME JO REED TO THE PROGRAM, CORRESPONDENT FOR MSNBC.

NICE TO HAVE YOU HERE.

GREAT TO BE HERE.

THANK YOU.

LET ME START OFF WITH BUTTONING UP IOWA AND JUMP T NEW HAMPSHIRE.

IOWA GETS SUCH EXTRAORDINARY ATTENTION EVEN THOUGH I HAVE SEEN YOU TALK ABOUT IT AND OTHERS SAY IT IS A DIFFERENT DEMOGRAPHIC THAN THE REST OF THE COUNTRY.

IT IS THE STRANGE CAUCUS PROCEDURE.

WHAT, THEN, DO YOU THINK IS TH SIGNIFICANCE OF IOWA FOR THI CAMPAIGN LEADING INTO NE HAMPSHIRE?

I THINK IOWA IN THI PARTICULAR CAMPAIGN IS ALL ABOUT EXPECTATIONS IT IS ONE OF THE FIVE LEAS DIVERSE STATES IN THE COUNTRY.

I THINK THE REASON WE PUT SO MUCH IMPORTANCE ON IT IS NUMBE ONE FOR US IN TH PROGNOSTICATION GAME IT ALLOWS TO SET EXPECTATIONS.

ON THE DEMOCRATIC SIDE ONE 069 THREE STATES MOST ADVANTAGEOUS FOR BERNIE SANDERS A BIG TASTE FOR WHETHER OR NOT IT COULD MOBILIZE VOTERS IT WAS IMPORTANT FOR HIM IN THAT SENSE.

ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE THIS IS THE EVANGELICAL STRONGHOLD STATES THIS IS THE STATES WHERE THE VARIOUS CANDIDATES CAN TES WHETHER THEIR MESSAGE WORKED WITH CONSERVATIVE VOTERS

LET'S JUMP FROM IOWA TO NEW HAMPSHIRE.

GENERALLY SPEAKING WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE, BEFORE WE GET TO WHO IS WALKING OUT OF NE HAMPSHIRE, WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE NE HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY?

FOR REPUBLICANS IOWA HAS NO BEEN VERY PREDICTIVE OF WHO TH ULTIMATE REPUBLICAN NOMINE PARTICULARLY WOULD BE MORE PREDICTOR FOR DEMOCRATS.

NEW HAMPSHIRE IS NEW HAMPSHIRE IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE IOWA IS SEEN AS A VERY EVANGELICAL STATE.

NEW HAMPSHIRE MORE MODERAT REPUBLICANS.

FOR AN ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATE IF YOU CAN'T WIN IN NE HAMPSHIRE YOU ARE IN REA TROUBLE FOR THE NATIONAL ELECTORATE BECAUSE THAT IS WHERE A MORE NATIONAL TIGHT REPUBLICAN ELECTORATE IS.

I THINK THE REPUBLICANS BECAUS THERE ARE SO MANY OF THEM THIS IS WHERE WIDOWING OUT WILL TAK PLACE.

THERE ARE THREE OR FOUR TICKET OUT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SEVEN OR EIGHT CANDIDATES TLEFT.

TWO OR THERE ARE IN REAL TROUBLE.

THERE WILL BE PRESSURE FOR ESTABLISHMENT CANDIDATES TO DROP BACK

WE MENTIONED POLLS AND POLL DRIVE A LOT OF THE CONVERSATIO HERE THE POLLS NEW HAMPSHIRE HAVE NOT ALWAYS BEEN ACCURATE

WE HAVE A POLLING CRISIS OVER THE LAST SEVEN OR EIGHT YEARS.

POLLING WAS QUITE INACCURATE I THE 2012 ELECTION.

WE STARTED TO REALIZING THAT POLLING HAS TO REACH A YOUNGER DEMOGRAPHIC AND A DEMOGRAPHI THAT DOESN'T HAVE A HOME TELEPHONE.

THEY HAD TO INCORPORATE CELL PHONES SO YOU HAD GOING INTO THE 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION A LOT OF INACCURACY BUILT INTO MODELING WHO IS A LIKELY VOTER?

IF SOMEBODY TELLS YOU THEY ARE LIKELY VOTER WILL THEY SHOW UP TO THE POLL.

IF YOU LOOK AT THE POLLS NOW YOU SEE RAPID CLOSURES AND THE REWIDENING IN THE POLL THEY SEEM TO SWING PRETTY WIDELY AND MARGINS OF ERROR ARE GETTING HIGHER AND HIGHER AND HIGHER AND NUMBER OF PEOPLE BEING POLED I GETTING SMALLER.

LET ME COME BACK TO SOMETHING YOU SAID A MOMENT AGO.

LET'S ASSUME THAT DONALD TRUMP DOES COME OUT WITH A VICTORY HERE WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN T DRAMATICALLY SHAKE OUT THIS LIST FOR A NUMBER OF THESE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES TO SAY WE'RE DONE

HERE IS THE CHALLENGE SUPERPACKS HAVE MADE IT EVEN I YOU ARE POLLING PRETTY LOW A LONG AS YOU HAVE A COMMITTED BILLIONAIRE, EVEN JUST ONE, YO CAN STAY IN IT A LONG TIME ANOTHER REPUBLICAN NATIONA COMMITTEE HAS TRIED TO BIO ENGINEER AN EARLY SHAKEOUT T GET TO A NOMINEE EARLIER IT IS HARD TO CONVINCE THE GUY TO DROP OUT BECAUSE THEY HAV MONEY.

SOMEBODY LIKE JEB BUSH WHO RAISED $100 MILLION AND SUPPOSED TO DO THIS SHOCK AND AWE STRATEGY SPENT ABOUT $2,800 PER VOTE IN IOWA HE IS POLLING WELL AND STILL HAS A LOT OF CASH.

THE PROBLEM IS THERE IS NOT LOT OF INCENTIVE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT REPUBLICAN A PRICE HAS BEEN BUILDIN BECAUSE EVEN IF YOU ADD UP THE TOP THREE ESTABLISHMENT GUYS, IF YOU ADD UP CHRIS CHRISTIE, JEB BUSH, MARCO RUBIO PUT ALL TH NUMBERS TOGETHER THEY ARE IN THE LOW 30s.

DONALD TRUMP IS AT 36% IN SOME POLLS.

SO EVEN THE TOP THREE FINISHER AMONG THE ESTABLISHMENT CAN' EQUAL JUST TRUMP ALONE WHEN YOU ED IN TRUMP AND CRU THEY ARE EATING UP HALF OF THE ELECTORATE EVEN A SHAKEOUT WON'T GUARANTEE.

LAST QUESTION FOR YOU LET'S LOOK AT THE DEMOCRATIC SIDE AND THE PREDICTIONS ARE BERNIE SANDERS IS FROM THE NEIGHBORING STATE BUT TH NUMBERS SEEM TO BE SHRINKING I THE POLLS.

DO YOU EXPECT A SEISMIC CHANGE IN THE DEMOCRATIC RACE AS CONSEQUENCE OF WHATEVER HAPPEN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

I WOULD SAY NO.

IF YOU LOOK AT THE HISTORY O DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.

HILLARY CLINTON WON NE HAMPSHIRE IN 2008 AND WAS NO THE NOMINEE.

FOR SANDERS AND CLINTON THERE IS AN EXPECTATION GAME GOING.

BERNIE SANDERS HAD A LEAGU GOING IN THE LEAD IS CLOSING.

BUT FOR HILLARY CLINTON IF SHE WERE TO DEFY EXPECTATIONS AN WIN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE SHE WILL GO INTO NEVADA AND SOUTH CAROLINA WITH INCREDIBLE ADVANTAGE OVER SANDERS BECAUSE HE WILL HAVE LOST TWO OF THE THREE STATES THAT ARE MORE ADVANTAGEOUS T HIM.

THE THIRD BEING VERMONT.

IT WOULD BE A HUGE PROBLEM FOR THE SANDERS CAMPAIGN IF HE DOES WIN IT THE PROBLEM IS HE WOULD NOT HAVE DEFIED EXPECTATIONS WHAT HE NEEDS TO DO IS WIN I IOWA AND WIN BIG SO HE CAN CLOSE THE DELEGATE GAP HILLARY CLINTON HAS A 369 POIN ADVANTAGE OVER HIM IN SUPE DELEGATES.

EVEN THOUGH THEY SPLIT DELEGATES IN IOWA SHE HAS A HUGE LEAD.

HE NEEDS TO EAT INTO THE LEAD BY BEATING HER BY BIG MARGINS WHAT SANDERS NEEDS IS A GIAN WIN, A TEN POINT OR BETTER WIN SO HE CAN GO INTO NEVADA AND SOUTH CAROLINA WITH MOMENTUM

CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN AN AD VENTURE FROM THE BEGINNING

WE LOOK FORWARD TO TALKIN WITH YOU AGAIN

THANK YOU

> AFTER DECADES OF ERRATIC CONTRIBUTIONS BY THE STATE MOS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE'S PUBLI EMPLOYEE PENSION FUNDS ARE I DEEP TROUBLE BY ONE CALCULATION THEY ARE AT LEAST $40 BILLION IN THE RED SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT BE FORCE TO TAKE INTO THOSE FUNDS OO MAKE THEM WHOLE DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATORS SAY YES THEY WANT NEW HAMPSHIRE VOTERS TO APPROVE A CONSTITUTIONA AMENDMENT TO COMPEL THE STATE TO DO JUST THAT SGMPT ALL JOINING ME NOW TO MAKE SENSE OF PENSIO WOES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS IS MY NEW HAMPSHIRE ANCHOR AN 'METROFOCUS' CONTRIBUTOR

WOULD YOU QUICKLY SUMMARIZE WHY THE PENSION FUNDS GET IN SUCH TROUBLE AND SPECIFICALL WHY THE NEED OR CALL FOR THI CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

A LOT HAS CHANGED ONE THING HASN'T CHANGED, TH PENSION SITUATION IS DIRE.

FOR YEARS THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, GOVERNORS LEGISLATURES HAVE NOT PAID IN OR PAID THEIR FAIR SHARE TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION FUND T THE POINT WHERE YOU SAID IN TH INTRODUCTION $40 MILLION IN TH HOLE HERE IS THE THING.

IF YOU'RE A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AN YOU SIGNED ON TO A CERTAIN SALARY AND SAY I'M GOING T RETIRE AT A CERTAIN POINT IN TIME AND EXPECT A CERTAI PENSION, IF THAT PENSION IS, I FACT, IN JEOPARDY BECAUSE TH STATE IS NOT DOING THEIR PAR WHAT THEN?

IN 2011 THERE WAS A DEAL STRUC BETWEEN GOVERNOR CHRISTIE, THE DEMOCRATS TO SOLVE THIS PROBLE OR MAKE PROGRESS EVERYONE THOUGHT THAT THAT WAS ON THE RIGHT TRACK SINCE THEN GOVERNOR CHRISTIE HAS MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS HE HASN'T MADE WHAT EVERYONE THOUGHT THEY WERE GOING TO MAK IN TERMS OF PUBLIC CONTRIBUTIONS.

SAID WAIT A MINUTE, LET'S HAVE A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT THAT SAYS WE FORCE YOU EVERY QUARTER STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO DO WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO DO THAT IS WHAT IS GOING TO B HAPPENING.

WHAT DOES THE GOVERNOR THIN ABOUT THE PROPOSAL

HE DOESN'T LIKE IT.

YOU WILL HEAR THE GOVERNOR I WILL NEVER SPEAK FOR CHRIS CHRISTIE THE GOVERNOR AT THE STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS SPOKE FOR HIMSELF.

THIS IS WHAT HE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THE CONSTITUTIONAL RESOLUTION TO FORCE THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO MAKE THE PENSION PAYMENT

YOU HAVE BEGUN THE PURSUIT OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT T GUARANTEE PENSION PAYMENTS OVE ALL OTHER TYPES OF STATE SPENDING ALL OF THOSE ISSUES, EDUCATION HEALTH CARE, CRIME, OU ENVIRONMENT, SUPPORT FOR THE POOR, PROTECTION FOR OUR CHILDREN WOULD BE SUBJECT TO ELIMINATION TO PAY FOR THE PENSIONS OF 800,000 CURRENT AN FORMER PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.

THE HEALTH, THE WELFARE AND TH SECURITY AND SUCCESS OF TH OTHER 8.1 MILLION NEW JERSEYEN BECOMES SECOND CLASS CONCERNS.

PENSIONS REIGN SUPREME

DOES THE GOVERNOR HAVE POINT?

HE HAS A POINT BUT IT IS MORE COMPLICATED THAN THAT.

THAT IS LIKE SAYING THERE AR 80,000 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND THAT DOESN'T TRUMP -- I HATE TO USE THAT TERM IN THIS DISCUSSION - BUT IT DOESN'T TRUMP, OUTWEIGH THE 8 MILLION NEW JERSEYENS.

IT IS NOT THAT SIMPLE.

THOSE 800,000 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AND 80,000 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AR PART OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

THEY ARE PART OF THE CITIZENRY HERE IS THE BOTTOM LINE.

THEY CUT A DEAL.

THEY WERE PART OF THE SOLUTION TO SAY THAT THEY DON'T MATTER AS MUCH IS A PROBLEM.

HERE IS THE OTHER THING.

IF THE STATE ISN'T GOING TO MAKE THE PAYMENT THEN BY 2026 THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PENSION SYSTEM WILL GO BUST IF IT GOES BUST WHO PICKS UP THE BILL THE 8 MILLION NEW JERSEYENS WH ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IT SO IN THE END STATE OF NEW JERSEY, CITIZENS WE HAVE TO PAY.

ASIDE FROM WHAT THE GOVERNO SAID, WHAT ABOUT THE ARGUMEN THAT MANDATING THE STATE TO PA THIS BILL REGARDLESS OF TH REVENUES AND REGARDLESS OF OTHER NEEDS OR PRIORITIES THAT OCCUR ISN'T RESPONSIBLE.

I WANT TO MAKE THIS CLEAR, THINK IT IS IRRESPONSIBLE.

I THINK IT IS DANGEROUS AND YO SHOULD BE MAKING BUDGETARY DECISIONS BASED ON PRIORITIE YEAR TO YEAR BUT THE STATE HASN'T DONE IT THE STATE HASN'T PAID TH PENSION PAYMENT.

THIS IS IN MY OPINION LIKE THE LEGISLATURE SAYING STOP US O FORCE US TO DO WHAT WE CAN'T D OR HAVEN'T DONE OURSELVES.

WE HAVE FAILED SO FORCE US TO DO WHAT WE CAN'T OR WON'T DO.

ARE THERE OTHER PROPOSALS AND OTHER ALTERNATIVES TO SOLVE TH PENSION FUND IN.

THERE IS A COMMISSION SET UP.

IT WAS HEADED UP BY THE SON OF FORMER DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR BRENDAN BURN THEY HAD A SERIES OF RECOMMENDATIONS.

SOME HAVE TO DO WITH PUBLI EMPLOYEE UNIONS PUTTING FORT MORE CONCESSIONS OR GIVEBACKS.

LET ME MAKE IT CLEAR, THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES HAVE SAID NO WAY THE NEW JERSEY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SAYING THAT IS IT.

WE GAVE BACK IN 2011 AND WE AR NOT GIVING BACK MORE THE DEMOCRATS ARE GOING TO B WITH THEM ON THIS.

THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES AR OBVIOUSLY IN FAVOR OF THIS

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT?

TOTALLY IN FAVOR

THE VOTERS WILL HAVE TO VOT ON THIS.

THE PUBLIC MIND POLE POLL CHECKED THIS OUT AND MOST VOTERS WHEN ASKED TO FORCE THE STATE TO MAKE A PENSION PAYMENT SAY YES WOULD YOU FAVOR IT IF WE RAISE TAXES?

NOT SO MUCH.

AND THEN THE SUPPORT DROPS WOULD YOU FAVOR IF WE CUT STAT SERVICES TO MAKE THE PENSION PAYMENT?

SUPPORT DROPPED MORE AS YOU CAN EXPECT PUBLIC OPINION CHANGES ONCE YOU TELL THEM I COMES OUT OF THEIR POCKET.

WHAT DO YOU EXPECT POLITICIANS TO DO?

NOT MAKE THE PAYMENT WHICH I WHY THEY ARE MAKING TH CONSTITUTION FORCE THEM TO D WHAT THEY OTHERWISE WOULDN'T DO.

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US.

> WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IF WE TOLD YOU WE MIGHT ONE DAY BE ABLE TO TURN SEWERAGE INTO SODA?

HOW ABOUT WASTEWATER INT DRINKING WATER, A CONCEPT IN THE ACCEPTANCE IN THE SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY AND BEING PUT TO PRACTICAL USE AROUND THE WORLD AND HERE IN THE UNITED STATES.

'METROFOCUS' CONTRIBUTOR SAT DOWN WITH THE MAN AT THE CENTE OF THE TOILET TO TAP CRAZE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WHO WA AWARDED McARTHUR GENIUS GRAN FOR HELPING TO REVAMP TH PROCESS UNDER WHICH SCIENTISTS TRANSFER WATER SHE ASKED HIM HOW HE REACTED WHEN HE LEARNED HE WAS RECEIVING THE $625,000 GRANT TO USE ON WHATEVER HE WANTED

I WAS STUNNED AND EXCITED

LIKE THE AVERAGE PERSON I'M NOT AN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER.

EXPLAIN TO ME ALL ABOUT YOUR WORK WITH WASTEWATER

WELL, ESSENTIALLY MY OVERAL RESEARCH FOCUSES ON CONVERTING WASTEWATER INTO POSITIVE END POINTS ONE OF WHICH COULD BE CLEA WATER.

WE FOCUS ONGOING BEYOND CLEA WATER FROM WASTEWATER.

WE LOOK AT EXTRACTING ENERGY EXTRACTING CHEMICALS AND NUTRIENTS FOR AGRICULTURE, FOR INSTANCE FROM THESE WAST STREAMS.

DOESN'T HAVE TO BE JUS WASTEWATER WE GO TO SEWERAGE SLUDGE, FOOD WASTE AND WASTEWATER, OF COURSE.

SO HOW IS IT THE WAY YOU SE WASTEWATER DIFFERENT FROM HOW IT IS APPROACHED IN THE PAST?

WE REFUSE TO TAKE THE POSITION THAT THIS IS WASTE.

TO ME WASTEWATER, ANY OF THE STREAMS ARE IN A SENSE MOR ENRICHED THAN CLEAN WATER.

CLEAN WATER, OF COURSE, IS ONL FIT FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES THE WASTE STREAMS ARE ENRICHED IN CHEMICALS AND NUTRIENTS AND ENERGY IN THAT SENSE THEY ARE AT PREMIUM COMPARED TO CLEAN WATER.

WHEN FOLKS THINK OF WASTEWATER PROBABLY NOTHING YO WANT TO THINK ABOUT NEAR YOU DRINKING WATER HOW DO YOU COMBAT A PERCEPTION LIKE THIS?

WELL, IT'S DIFFICULT.

I MEAN, PERCEPTION IS SOMETHIN THAT WE HAVE TO OVERCOME, BUT IN TIMES OF CRISIS AND TIMES OF LIMITATION IN TERMS OF SHORTAG PERHAPS WE CAN LOOK BEYOND THIS.

AGAIN, WHEN WE SAY WE AR CONVERTING WASTEWATER INTO WATER IT DOESN'T ALWAYS HAVE TO BE FOR DRINKING PURPOSES.

IT COULD BE FOR AGRICULTURAL USE OR HEATING AND COOLING SO WE DON'T ALWAYS HAVE TO CONVERT WASTEWATER INTO DRINKING WATER.

HAVING SAID THAT SINGAPORE DOE THIS QUITE WELL.

THEY CAN CONVERT THE SEWERAG INTO DRINKING WATER.

AGAIN, THIS IS NOT VER WIDESPREAD THERE ARE MANY PARTS OF THE U.S.

WHERE WE HAVE BEEN DOING THIS, CONVERTING WASTEWATER AN INTRODUCING IT SOMEWHAT UPSTREAM TO A DRINKING WATER SOURCE THIS HAS BEEN HAPPENING.

IT IS BASED ON PRIMARILY WHAT WE PERCEIVE TO BE WASTEWATER AN DRINKING WATER IF YOU START MAKING CONNECTION BEYOND DRINKING WATER THIS I ONE WAY TO OVERCOME THE VALUES MONETIZATION IS ANOTHER WAY TO GET THERE.

THERE ARE COMMODITIES AN PRODUCTS EMPBEDDED WHICH CAN B MONETIZED AND USED TO FUEL THE WASTEWATER TO SOMETHING USEFUL FROM WITHIN.

THIS IS ANOTHER WAY TO OVERCOM SOME OF THE BARRIERS

THIS GRANT GIVES YOU WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT THIS ISSUE WHAT DO WE NEED TO KNOW ABOU THE CRISIS AROUND WATER AN WASTEWATER HOW CAN YOU BE HELPING TO SOLV THAT IN THE U.S. AND ABROAD?

USING DRINKING WATER FO IRRIGATION AND FOR AGRICULTURE THAT JUST DOESN'T MAKE A LOT O SENSE.

THIS IS WHERE WASTEWATER STREAMS COMES IN AGRICULTURE CONSUMES A BIG FRACTION OF WATER IN THI COUNTRY AT LEAST SO WHY SHOULD WE THINK ABOUT USING DRINKING WATER FOR AGRICULTURE AND SPENDING RESOURCES AND ENERGY TO PRODUC DRINKING WATER AND THEN APPL FOR LAND THIS IS WHERE WASTEWATER COMES IN NOT FO DRINKING BUT AGRICULTURE

I CERTAINLY FEEL A LOT BETTER KNOWING THAT YOU ARE ON THIS ISSUE AND ON TOP OF THIS I THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESEARC AND FOR JOINING US TODAY

MY PLEASURE THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

♪ LISTEN TO THE LULLABY O BROADWAY ♪ ♪ THE LULLABY OF BROADWAY ♪ ♪ THE BAND BEGINS TO PLAY ALONG AND EVERYONE GETS CRAZY ♪ ♪ YOU ROCKABY RR YOUR BAB DOWN ♪

PERFORMING THE LULLABY THAT WON THE ACTRESS HER FIRST TONY AWARD IN 2001.

SHE WENT ON TO WIN A SECOND TONY FOR HER WORK IN A MUSICAL AN HAS BEEN CAPTIVATING AUDIENCES ON STAGE AND ON SCREEN EVE SINCE.

VIEWERS WILL GET TO SEE HER TEAM UP ON STAGE IN THE THIRD SEASO OF AMERICAN SONG BOOK PREMIERE THIS WEEK.

CHRISTINE EVERSOL JOINS US NOW WELCOME.

THANK YOU

THAT IS A GREAT PERFORMANCE ONE OF THE THINGS THAT I THINK MAKES THE AMERICAN SONG BOOK S POWERFUL IS THAT THE AUDIENC GETS WHAT FEELS LIKE A FRONT ROW SEAT FOR A FIRST-RAT PERFORMANCE.

THEY ALSO GET TO LEARN THE STORIES BEHIND THE SONGS AND YOUR CAREER.

SO

WE HAVE SOME STORIES.

HOW DID YOU GET TO BROADWAY

MY VERY FIRST BROADWAY SHOW WAS ACTUALLY A PLAY CALLED ANGEL STREET I WAS WORKING AS A WAITRESS AT THE LION'S ROCK ON 77th BETWEE FIRST AND SECOND WHICH IS NO CONDOMINIUMS I HAD GOTTEN AN AGENT AT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART BECAUSE SHE WAS REPRESENTING THE PLAYWRIGHT OF A PLAY I WAS DOING ABOUT A YOUNG QUEEN ELIZABETH.

SHE TOOK ME ON AND I MET THIS PRODUCER WHEN I WAS WORKING AS A WAITRESS.

I MET THIS PRODUCER WHO WA PRODUCING A NEW SHOW, A REVIVA OF THE SHOW ANGEL STREET WHICH THE MOVIE GAS LIGHT WAS MADE INTO ONE NIGHT IN JANUARY SHE CALLE ME AND SAID DARLING YOU'RE O BROADWAY [ LAUGHTER ]

THAT SOUNDS LIKE AN ICONIC --

MAYBE I MADE IT UP IN M MIND SHE WAS DRAMATIC THAT WAY.

I WAS WORKING AS A WAITRESS.

I GOT A SHOW ON BROADWAY IN PLAY THE PRODUCER HAD TO BUY MY EQUITY CARD BECAUSE I DIDN'T HAVE AN EQUITY CARD AND THEN THE SHOW CLOSED AND THREE WEEK LATER I WAS BACK WAITING TABLES.

SO IT WAS A VERY HUMBLIN EXPERIENCE

THAT WASN'T THE END OF TH STORY BECAUSE YOU DID GET A BI BREAK IN CAMELOT

THAT WAS ABOUT FIVE YEARS LATER.

BUT BEFORE THAT WAS OKLAHOMA 1979 WAS OKLAHOMA.

AND THEN I WENT BACK -- I WA DOING OKLAHOMA WHEN I GO CAMELOT AND HAD TO LEAVE THA SHOW THREE DAYS EARLY, A WEE EARLY AND HAD THREE DAYS T LEARN THE PART BECAUSE THE PERSON THAT THEY WERE WORKIN WITH DIDN'T WORK OUT SO THEY KIND OF HIRED ME AT THE LAST MINUTE CAN YOU LEARN THE PART B FRIDAY THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED.

YOU GOT YOUR SECOND TON AWARD FOR TWO ROLES, NOT ONE I GRAY GARDEN.

SO FIRST OF ALL, WHAT WAS THAT EXPERIENCE LIKE HAVING T PORTRAY TWO DIFFERENT CHARACTERS LIVE ON STAGE?

IT WAS A WONDERFU CHALLENGING EXPERIENCE AND I THINK THAT THE WAY I LOO AT IT IS THAT REALLY THE FIRST ACT WAS MORE PRESENTATIONAL IN TERMS OF IT WAS REALLY MUCH MORE IN MY MEMORY BECAUSE IT TOOK PLACE IN THE PAST IN 1941 WHEN THEY WERE STILL ENJOYING THE BENEFITS OF HIGH SOCIETY BUT IN THE SECOND ACT WHEN THE HOUSE IS IN DISREPAIR AND LIVING IN THESE CONDITIONS A LOT OF THAT FOR ME WAS TAKEN FROM THE DOCUMENTARY, WATCHING TH DOCUMENTARY OVER AND OVER AN OVER AGAIN IT WAS REALLY ABOUT ABSORBIN THE CHARACTERS, IDENTIFYING WITH THE CHARACTERS SO THE SECOND ACT WAS MORE REPRESENTATIONAL, I THINK.

WE DON'T HAVE MUCH TIME LEFT.

TELL ME WHAT IS NEXT FOR YOU I BROADWAY

IT'S VERY EXCITING.

I DON'T WANT TO JINX IT.

HOPEFULLY IT WILL COME T BROADWAY, BUT A NEW MUSICA CALLED 'WAR PAINT' ABOUT ELIZABETHARDEN AND THE ICONI BEAUTY ICONIC BEAUTY EMPIRE THAT THEY CREATED THROUGH ELIZABETHARDEN I'M PLAYING ELIZABETHARDEN SO WE'RE GOING TO BE OPENING A THE GOODMAN THEATER IN CHICAGO IN JUNE AND HOPEFULLY FINGER CROSSED WITH DAVID STONE'S MASTERFUL PRODUCER WE WILL COM TO

THAT SOUNDS EXCITIN ESPECIALLY WITH THE NAME 'WA PAINT.

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOININ US

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME

YOU CAN CATCH THIS EPISODE OF AMERICAN SONG BOOK THIS WEEK CATCH UP ON EPISODES FROM AL THREE SEASONS OF AMERICAN SONG BOOK

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