An industry that has proven especially controversial: private prisons, and they’ve taken a financial hit from New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer is here with the details. New York had an amazing day celebrating gay pride yesterday with an incredible record breaking turn out, but the celebration of equality continues. Tonight “First Person” host, Tonilyn Sideco, takes us inside her […]
Nora Ephron penned that immortal scene inside Katz’s Deli from “When Harry Met Sally,” but did she have one man in mind when she wrote it? Richard Cohen was Nora’s best friend, forever thought to be “the guy,” but was he? He’s here to set the record straight and to help remember a great writer who captured a place and […]
New York had an amazing day celebrating gay pride yesterday with an incredible record breaking turn out, but the celebration of equality continues. Tonight “First Person” host, Tonilyn Sideco, takes us inside her personal journey.
As school lets out for the summer, a disturbing discovery in the drinking water – lead. How did it get there? Will it be gone when your kids go back to school? And what effect has it had on their health? Whether you’re a parent or not, this is one report you can’t afford to miss. Queens, New York! What […]
EXCERPT FROM CHAPTER 2: I was in the back of the bar near the dance floor, where the younger people usually hung out. The lights in the room blinked—a signal that there would be a raid—then turned all the way up. Stonewall was filled that night with the usual clientele: drag queens, hustlers, older men who liked younger guys, and […]
Prom night should have been a special night for Diego Puma Macancela, but with just hours to go before the big event, ICE agents took Diego and his mom into custody. Senate Republicans released their draft of a healthcare plan today and reaction was swift and fierce. Tonight PBS honors the Beatles’ incredible musical masterpiece, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club […]