What is the NXIVM Cult? Who is its leader? What are its connections to New York? And why is a well-known actress being accused of alleged sex trafficking? If you haven’t heard about this story, you’ll want to. Aired on May 01, 2018.
It’s a debate sweeping the nation: what is free speech? What is hate speech? Nadine Strossen, the former president of the American Civil Liberties Union is here with her analysis. Aired on May 01, 2018.
It’s been a cutthroat and very public display, with New Yorkers caught in the middle. The Cuomo de Blasio feud will be remembered in the annals of New York politics as one of the city’s nastiest. We’re investigating this rivalry with New York Times Chief Metro Political Correspondent, Shane Goldmacher who has the details on how these allies became rivals. Once notorious, […]
After serving a combined total of 60 years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit, three former inmates join forces to help others prove their innocence. Jamie Meltzer, Director of the documentary “True Conviction” tells their stories. Premieres on April 30th at 10pm on PBS. Streaming online on May 1st. Aired on April 30, 2018.
One of the most important plays of the 20th century returns to Broadway: “Angels In America” exposes the realities of the AIDS crisis and the hypocrisy of those in power. Ahead, why its message is as relevant today as it was more than 20 years ago. Aired on April 26, 2018.
No matter where you look, it’s evident that New York City has a homeless problem that seems to be growing. After 30 years at the Coalition for the Homeless, Mary Brosnahan, who has been one of the biggest advocates for those living on the streets, is stepping down. We’re looking back at this crisis with her in search of solutions. Their […]
Our friends at PBS’ “Nature” bring the wild into your living room with their new three-part series “Natural Born Rebels.” We have a preview with the series editor, Janet Hess. Aired on April 25, 2018.
The World’s Fair of 1964 is still a fond memory for many New Yorkers. You can relive the nostalgia at the fairgrounds this weekend. We have the details for your weekend adventure. Aired on April 25, 2018.
Their Lower East Side neighborhood is considered less than stellar by some standards, but that doesn’t mean the students there can’t chase and achieve their dreams. As a part of our multi-platform public media initiative, “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we meet the incredible people of the Cornelia Connelly Center. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in […]