January 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

Today is day 35 of the government shutdown. As the search for a compromise remains elusive, our neighbors are feeling its effects. We take a look at the growing hardship the shutdown has caused on Long Island. The number of homeless New Yorkers seem to be growing – but by how much? The city is asking for your help to aid those who live on the streets. We’ll tell you how. As International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaches, acclaimed actors Ed Asner and Tovah Feldshuh take us on a search for answers during mankind’s darkest hour in the play, “The Soap Myth.”

Aired on January 25, 2019.


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