December 20, 2017 at 5:30 am

An investigation found that New York City Housing Authority officials lied to the feds about apartment inspections. The lies left children sick, and residents are furious. New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres is here with the details and next steps. What’s in a name? A movement by angry New Yorkers is calling for the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge to return to the Hudson River crossing’s old moniker, the Tappan Zee Bridge. The person behind this movement and a petition, Monroe Mann, is here to explain. From taking a knee in protest on the field, to a silent killer affecting our former football greats, legendary Jets quarterback Joe Namath is here with insights into football life, the traumatic injuries that may come with it, and life lived in the public eye.

Aired on December 19, 2017. 

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