• MetroFocus -- SINATRA, OSWALD & “SUDDENLY”
    SINATRA, OSWALD & “SUDDENLY”
    An obscure Frank Sinatra film, made in 1954, about the assassination of the ...
    An obscure Frank Sinatra film, made in 1954, about the assassination of the president, is said to have been viewed by Lee Harvey Oswald just days before he murdered JFK. Now, “Suddenly” comes to ...
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  • MetroFocus -- There's More to New York
    There's More to New York
    MetroFocus is an authentic voice in local news. Offering in-depth coverage of ...
    MetroFocus is an authentic voice in local news. Offering in-depth coverage of the issues that matter to you. Accessible anytime, anywhere.
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  • MetroFocus -- NYCHA, SPECIAL ELECTIONS, & PRIMARIES
    NYCHA, SPECIAL ELECTIONS, & PRIMARIES
    Should subway turnstile jumpers be prosecuted? David R. Jones, Esq., president & ...
    Should subway turnstile jumpers be prosecuted? David R. Jones, Esq., president & CEO of Community Service Society, explains why he believes they shouldn’t.
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  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus May 22, 2017
    MetroFocus May 22, 2017
    Sydney Blumenthal has some advice for President Trump, Find out why Mister ...
    Sydney Blumenthal has some advice for President Trump, Find out why Mister Rogers still matters, we meet the people who benefited from Tony Bennett's passion for the arts, and juvenile offenders ...
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  • MetroFocus -- October 8, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    October 8, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, we look at a new documentary that puts a ...
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, we look at a new documentary that puts a face to the immigration debate, listen in to Vice President Joe Biden at the 2015 Concordia Summit here in New York and ...
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  • MetroFocus -- October 1, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    October 1, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, we let you know what to expect from the ...
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, we let you know what to expect from the upcoming seven-hour American Graduate Day special airing on PBS.
  • MetroFocus -- September 24, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    September 24, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, Pope Francis is taking America and New ...
    In this special edition of MetroFocus, Pope Francis is taking America and New York City by storm. As he makes his historic first-time pilgrimage to the United States and through the streets of ...
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  • MetroFocus -- September 17, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    September 17, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    This week on MetroFocus: Homelessness on NYC Streets, Dying Jewish Delis, NYC ...
    This week on MetroFocus: Homelessness on NYC Streets, Dying Jewish Delis, NYC Salt Warnings, Documentary Now!, Long Island’s Grateful Fest
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  • MetroFocus -- September 10, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    September 10, 2015: MetroFocus Preview
    Post 9-11 Safety, WTC Elevator, Young Models, Anti-Semitism, High Tech ...
    Post 9-11 Safety, WTC Elevator, Young Models, Anti-Semitism, High Tech Synagogues, San Gennaro Feast
    0:00:45
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 6/25: Poverty & Brain Size, Lincoln Center, Arroyo
    Preview 6/25: Poverty & Brain Size, Lincoln Center, Arroyo
    A recent study which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size, ...
    A recent study which found a link between poverty and children’s brain size, former president of Lincoln Center Reynold Levy talks about his time as leader of the cultural institution in his book ...
    0:00:32
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 6/18: Fariña,Pensions,African-American Photos,Piven
    Preview 6/18: Fariña,Pensions,African-American Photos,Piven
    Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost ...
    Chancellor Fariña on successful principals, $2.5 billion dollars in “lost value” for NYC's pensions, how photography has shaped the identity and public perception of African-Americans and PBS ...
    0:00:32
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus Promo May 2015
    MetroFocus Promo May 2015
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  • MetroFocus -- Preview 5/28:Anna Deavere Smith, Slavery, Interior Landmarks
    Preview 5/28:Anna Deavere Smith, Slavery, Interior Landmarks
    Anna Deavere Smith on race, Baltimore and "The Pipeline Project" which focuses ...
    Anna Deavere Smith on race, Baltimore and "The Pipeline Project" which focuses on the school-to-prison pipeline, Mercy College student success panel, historian and author Eric Foner's book Gateway to ...
    0:00:40
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 5/21:Tall Buildings, Chelsea Clinton, Alda, Lincoln
    Preview 5/21:Tall Buildings, Chelsea Clinton, Alda, Lincoln
    New York Magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson on the potential rise of ...
    New York Magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson on the potential rise of the "mile-high building," Chelsea Clinton talks women's rights at the Council on Foreign Relations, author Arlene Alda's ...
    0:00:38
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 5/14: Skelos Resigns,Coyotes,Prison Nurseries,Millay
    Preview 5/14: Skelos Resigns,Coyotes,Prison Nurseries,Millay
    The latest from Albany where corruption charges forced Republican State Senator ...
    The latest from Albany where corruption charges forced Republican State Senator Dean Skelos to resign, the adaptive hybrid coywolf species and its frequent appearances in the area, female inmates face ...
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  • MetroFocus -- Preview 5/7: Dean Skelos, Concentrated Poverty, AmGrad
    Preview 5/7: Dean Skelos, Concentrated Poverty, AmGrad
    Matt Ryan reports on New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' arrest, ...
    Matt Ryan reports on New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' arrest, Professor Patrick Sharkey on concentrated poverty, Philip K. Howard explores "The Rule of Nobody" in his book, and the ...
    0:00:35
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 4/30:Genius Grant,Jazz Age,Penguins,Abandoned Island
    Preview 4/30:Genius Grant,Jazz Age,Penguins,Abandoned Island
    MacArthur genius grant winner Ai-jen Poo, Donald Miller explores Jazz Age New ...
    MacArthur genius grant winner Ai-jen Poo, Donald Miller explores Jazz Age New York in his book Supreme City, PBS Nature looks at a day in the life of penguins and photographer Christopher Payne ...
    0:00:41
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 4/23:Sports Betting,LI Tourism,Hollywood,Newark Penn
    Preview 4/23:Sports Betting,LI Tourism,Hollywood,Newark Penn
    The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long ...
    The pros and cons of legalizing sports betting, the growth and future of Long Island’s tourism industry, behind-the-scenes experiences working with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and Newark ...
    0:00:32
  • MetroFocus -- Preview 4/16: Pre-K,Human Trafficking,Animal Homes,Ceramics
    Preview 4/16: Pre-K,Human Trafficking,Animal Homes,Ceramics
    Reviewing the first year of universal pre-K and looking at future early learning ...
    Reviewing the first year of universal pre-K and looking at future early learning plans, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. on increased prosecution of human and sex trafficking, PBS Nature's ...
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  • MetroFocus -- Preview 4/9: Guns, Genocide, Special Needs, Itzhak Perlman
    Preview 4/9: Guns, Genocide, Special Needs, Itzhak Perlman
    The short video "Voices from Within" from Dateline NBC producer Dan Slepian ...
    The short video "Voices from Within" from Dateline NBC producer Dan Slepian addresses gun violence, a discussion of the 100-year anniversary of what most scholars call the Armenian Genocide, an ...
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  • MetroFocus -- Preview 3/26: College,LI Economy,NYC Transportation,Cancer
    Preview 3/26: College,LI Economy,NYC Transportation,Cancer
    The President’s Society at LaGuardia Community College, what’s next for Long ...
    The President’s Society at LaGuardia Community College, what’s next for Long Island’s economy, NYC Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on improving the city’s infrastructure, Ken ...
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