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IMMIGRATION AND RACE IN NYCclip
January 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the President issued a mea culpa that is anything but, causing a firestorm of protests to erupt over vulgar comments he denies making. We’ll take you to the frontlines of the fiery fight with the city councilman who has been to jail and back for the cause. In a MetroFocus exclusive, Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm

Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the President issued a mea culpa that is anything but, causing a firestorm of protests to erupt over vulgar comments he denies making. We’ll take you to the frontlines of the fiery fight with the city councilman who has been to jail and back for the cause. In a MetroFocus exclusive, Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 16, 2018 at 5:30 am

A special edition on this Martin Luther King Jr. day as we focus on race in America. A new survey says six in ten Americans think the president has made race relations even worse than they’d predicted. To his unpredictable response that jobs will ease racial tension: what does he mean? We’ll explain. As the president approaches the first anniversary […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

The President readies for his first compressive physical since taking office as the nation readies for the results. Concerns mount among some over President Trump’s mental well-being as critics question whether this self-proclaimed “very stable genius” is fit to hold the highest office in the land. Metro columnist Ellis Henican and political commentator Amy Holmes join us to discuss. The 21 […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 11, 2018 at 5:30 am

Approximately one in seven people in New York suffer from addiction, yet only ten percent receive help. Why? In a “MetroFocus” special report, journalist Laurie Dhue, herself a recovering addict, takes us across the state to talk to our neighbors, co-workers, and in some cases our friends and family who are in varying stages of recovery. They all offer a reminder that […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
January 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]

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REMEMBERING MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.episode
January 09, 2018 at 7:15 pm

As we prepare to remember the civil rights leader 50 years after his murder, Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater teams up with WNYC to illuminate our nation’s progress and missteps in the fight for equal rights. WNYC’S own Brian Lehrer, host of “The Brian Lehrer Show,” joins us with more. Aired on January 9, 2018.

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