August 17, 2018 at 5:30 am

Governor Cuomo made a big gaffe when he said America was “never that great.” Will it cost him the 2018 gubernatorial election? And, how will that statement be perceived if he runs for the White House in 2020? The “Queen of Soul” passed away today – but her music and legacy is alive and well. Join us as we pay tribute to the American legend, and explore the joy she brought to her fans. The statistics on anti-Semitism are sobering. We take a look at being Jewish in America in the age of President Trump. For senior citizens, loneliness is common problem that affects physical and mental health. One New York-based company has found a solution to the problem, and they’re using virtual senior centers to make real friends.

Aired on August 16, 2018. 

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