TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

October 13, 2018 at 5:30 am

New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer was out for a run when he discovered anti-immigrant posters plastered in his neighborhood. Tonight he shares his reaction and details on the investigation into who is behind the hate. As NASA celebrates its 60th anniversary, President Kennedy’s niece, filmmaker Rory Kennedy, salutes the space agency that went “Above and Beyond” in helping achieve JFK’s vision. She joins us to share a preview. Next week, PBS stations and state officials partner up in the fight against addiction. Tonight in a preview of our coverage, meet a man who went from federal prosecutor to federal prisoner, and see the harrowing steps he took to break his addiction.

Aired on October 12, 2018. 

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Funders

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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