September 14, 2018 at 5:30 am

First son Eric Trump caused a firestorm after being accused of making an anti-Semitic comment while discussing investigative journalist Bob Woodward. This, as the administration adopted a new policy on anti-Semitism in schools. Public outcry and demands for justice for victims of sexual abuse grow louder, as Pope Francis gathered American Catholic Church leaders today for an unprecedented meeting on the clergy sex abuse scandal. A new ferry will get you from the Lower East Side to Long Island City in about a half hour, and it comes with spectacular views at the right price. As PBS’ The Great American Read continues, the Brooklyn Book Festival hits its stride. We have the details on the largest literary event in our area.

Aired on September 13, 2018.


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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