METROFOCUS: JUNE 20, 2019

June 21, 2019 at 5:30 am

New Orleans Times-Picayune laid off its entire staff, the latest casualty of the struggling print industry in a digital age. Could one of New York’s local papers be next? We’ll tell the story of how one young immigrant from Haiti found a sense of self and pride after entering the U.S. Armed Forces. The New York Public Library is honoring “The Bard of Brooklyn.” We have your preview of the exhibition.  Broadway’s “Come From Away” soars into its second anniversary. The Tony Award-winning husband and wife team behind the curtain take us behind-the-scenes.

Aired on June 20, 2019.

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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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