METROFOCUS: APRIL 5, 2019

April 06, 2019 at 5:30 am

Amid a citywide surge of emotional distress calls, the recently launched news outlet, “The City,” exposes a shocking fact. Although 14 mentally ill New Yorkers died at the hands of the police in the last three years, less than one-third of the force has undergone training on how to better deal with this vulnerable population. The Shed has officially opened at Hudson Yards! But, with an inclusive mission in an exclusive part of town, can this shape-shifting cultural arts center transform the Yard? Billy Crystal, a longtime baseball fan, continues his conversation with Yankees legend Joe Torre and his wife, Ali. Tonight, they reflect on life and love on and off the field.

Aired on April 5, 2019. 

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