TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

November 17, 2017 at 5:30 am

“Proud anti-Semite.” That’s the boast spotted on a bumper sticker on a car driving on Route 110 in Farmingdale, Long Island. A sign of the times? Some sobering statistics ahead.  “Proud anti-Semite.” That’s the boast spotted on a bumper sticker on a car driving on Route 110 in Farmingdale, Long Island. A sign of the times? Some sobering statistics ahead. A painting by master Italian Renaissance artist and intellectual Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million. Esteemed biographer, Walter Isaacson, is here with insight into the man behind the brilliance. Award-winning journalist, bestselling author and filmmaker Sebastian Junger gives us an inside look at ISIS and their march across Syria. Patrick Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi, joins us to explain going purple for a purpose on World Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day.


Aired on November 16, 2017.

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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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