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August 30, 2017: IMMIGRANT RALLYclip
August 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm

New Yorkers rally for immigrants’ rights as they prepare for President Trump’s expected decision to pull the “Dreamer” program on or before September 5th.  New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will join us with details on a plan to help immigrants get on the path to citizenship.

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August 29, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound Texas, we take a look at its four-legged victims and what is being done to help them in the wake of Mother Nature’s wrath. We grew up with Melissa Gilbert on “Little House on the Prairie.”  Now grown-up, Melissa is the former President of the Screen Actors Guild, a political activist who ran for congress, […]

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August 29, 2017: GILBERT: ACTRESS & ACTIVISTclip
August 29, 2017 at 7:00 pm

We grew up with Melissa Gilbert on “Little House on the Prairie.”  Now grown-up, Melissa is the former President of the Screen Actors Guild, a political activist who ran for congress, and is returning to the New York stage.  She will be here to discuss her latest project, the Off-Broadway production, “If Only,” and will share her thoughts on President […]

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August 28, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 29, 2017 at 5:30 am

The statue debate descends over our city:  Should Christopher Columbus be removed from Columbus Circle?  Should Peter Stuyvesant’s reported anti-Semitism topple his?  And was F.D.R. undeserving of the honor of calling that little piece of land in our harbor “Roosevelt Island”?  We discuss which statues should remain and which should be removed in the local area. Find out how you can […]

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August 25, 2017: Kristin Chenoweth’s Wicked Fun!clip
August 25, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth boasts a career that spans all facets of show business, and now the notoriously bubbly performer is opening up to MetroFocus and revealing a side of her that’s never been seen…a sultry, jazzy side. Her new album, “The Art of Elegance,” has been described by critics as vibrant and beautiful, and has debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Current Jazz Chart. A bit of a departure from her Broadway persona. At the Great White Way, she’s known for roles such as Glinda the Good Witch in the original cast of Wicked and Sally in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Now, she’s returning to her roots in a limited engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in My Love Letter to Broadway. And after all that, she shows no signs of slowing down. By the end of this year, Chenoweth will have put out “The Art of Elegance,” designed a jewelry collection, and starred in NBC’s Hairspray Live! as Velma Von Tussle. Tonight, the multi-faceted actress takes time out of her jam-packed schedule to discuss what’s new and what’s next in her dazzling career.

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