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Justice Week: The Future of Rikers (Environmental Impact)

JUSTICE WEEK: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:12

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Special Edition: Medical Marvels

Tonight, we take you inside the operating room at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, where brain surgeons are using cutting edge technology to treat patients more effectively.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:24:37

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Jeff Daniels Part II

The “To Kill A Mockingbird” actor is back to share his journey from stage to screen, and all the roles in between.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:14:12

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Life After "Jeopardy!"

The former and current longest-running Jeopardy champion, Ken Jennings, joins MetroFocus co-host and former Jeopardy contestant, Jack Ford.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:10:08

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Jeff Daniels

The actor will share his take on embodying one of literature’s best-known characters, attorney Atticus Finch.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:18:06

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Pride & Politics

Donald Trump became the first Republican president to recognize June as Gay Pride Month. Michelangelo Signorile will share his perspective.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:50

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Justice Week: The Future of Rikers (Benefiting New York City)

BENEFITING NEW YORK CITY

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:06

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Justice Week: The Future of Rikers (Benefiting the Boroughs: Eye on the Bronx)

BENEFITING THE BOROUGHS: EYE ON THE BRONX

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:07:53

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Justice Week: Mentally Ill and in Jail

In partnership with Public Square Media, we continue our special “Justice Week” series with a revealing look at life behind bars for New Yorkers suffering with mental illness.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:24:26

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Justice Week: "After Rikers: Justice By Design"

We’ll give you a revealing look at life after lockup as we premiere “After Rikers: Justice by Design.”

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:28:45

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Justice Week: Women and Incarceration

In partnership with Public Square Media, we continue our special “Justice Week” series with personal stories of women who have experienced life inside Rikers.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:24:27

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Justice Week: Jails in Your Community

In partnership with Public Square Media, we continue our special “Justice Week” series and examine the blueprint for the closing of Rikers Island with some of the key officials leading New York’s criminal justice reform.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:24:39

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Cannabis Cures?

Can medicinal marijuana save lives? Actress and cannabis advocate Ricki Lake joins the conversation.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:05

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's 2020 Presidential Bid

YouTube Announcement: Working People First | Bill de Blasio 2020

Type: Interstitial/Promo

Duration: 00:03:07

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The Right to Light Up in New York

We have the details on an important conference that begins today about marijuana legalization in New York.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:09:18

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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4/20: Time to Legalize?

Is it time to legalize Pot in New York State? Senator Chuck Schumer wants to decriminalize marijuana, what about you?

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:15

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Rights, Wrongs & Legal Ramifications

We take a deep dive into the laws that govern cannabis.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:17

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War Against Opioids

WAR AGAINST OPIOIDS

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:03

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The Case Against Legalization

Is marijuana more dangerous than previously reported? The author of “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence” joins us with a warning.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:58

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Ventura's Cannabis Crusade

Former wrestler-turned-Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura makes the case for marijuana legalization.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:07

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Female Cannabis Pioneers

MetroFocus reports on the rise of women in the cannabis industry.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:48

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NYC Going to Pot

Mayor de Blasio and the NYPD will reform policies on marijuana enforcement in the city. New York City’s Public Advocate Letitia James joins us to share her take on the legalization debate.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:08

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Pot, Race & Arrests

POT, RACE & ARRESTS

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:14

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Pot, Politics and the Police

Governor Cuomo announces a new work group to regulate our pot market.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:37

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Pot & The Tri-State

Is recreational marijuana coming soon? Steve Adubato, host of “One on One with Steve Adubato,” and author of “Lessons in Leadership” joins us with the details.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:08

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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A Fight Divided, Fighting to Reunite

A decorated U.S. Marine fights to reunite her family after her undocumented husband is deported back to Mexico.

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Duration: 00:05:03

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Bronx Borough President Exclusive

In a MetroFocus Exclusive, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr. will weigh in on criminal justice reform, the fallout of closing Rikers Island, and a potential run for City Hall.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:37

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Fairness and Equality in the Newsroom

NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists continues the fight for fairness and equality in the newsroom.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:00

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9/11 Responders Need Help

In wake of 9/11 terrorist attacks, many first responders, now living in all 50 states, came down with 9/11 cancers. Now, funding meant to help them is running out.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:18:09

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Women, War & Peace

Documentarian Abigail Disney discusses the groundbreaking new edition of the PBS series, “Women, War & Peace II.”

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:11:20

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Soldiers' Stories

We’ll take a look at how one group is aiming to accurately share the experiences of American troops, with Army veteran, and Emmy winning director of "Searching for Bergdahl" Robert Ham and Marine Corps veteran and associate producer and military advisor for Netflix's series, "Medal of Honor."

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:53

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Frontline to Homefront

Find out how local veterans are making a difference within their ranks and in our communities.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:21

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Tom Hanks Gives Back

"Frontline to Homefront" is a MetroFocus series on Post 9/11 Veterans and how they are finding allies as they lead the fight to successfully transition to civilian life. It is also unique, because it is produced by a service-connected enlisted veteran of two branches of the Armed Services.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:12:14;15

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Booker's Presidential Bid

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has officially thrown his hat in the ring for a Presidential run in 20-20.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:16:52

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Digging Deeper With Cory Booker

Cory Booker just threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Presidential Election. He shares thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement, race relations, and more.

Type: Raw Interview

Duration: 00:07:41

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Cory Booker's Call To 'Unite'

Cory Booker just threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Presidential Election. He shares thoughts on finding common ground and advancing the common good.

Type: Raw Interview

Duration: 00:11:12

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Veterans and Families National Health Network

A different healthcare option for veterans and their families...

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:19

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Craig Newmark: Helping America's Veterans

CRAIGSLIST FOUNDER ON MAJOR PHILANTHROPIC EFFORTS AIMED AT VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:07:02

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A Return to Roots

A rare and intimate look at New York’s Mohawk tribe.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:13:22

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Military Adoptions

Stereotypes concerning our servicemembers made it difficult for one veteran to start a family.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:09:16;17

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Hofstra Law Helps Veterans

Hofstra Law School has clinics that help veterans with a host of legal issues.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:07

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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The New Face of Politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is 28, a liberal activist, a Democratic Socialist, and she has just sent shockwaves.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:47

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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The Sweet Smell of Success

Host Jenna Flangan travels to Greyston Bakery in downtown Yonkers, New York, to explore why their specialty isn’t just the brownies they make.

Type: Full Program

Duration: 00:18:11

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Veterans Take On Opioid Crisis

MILITARY MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TACKLE THE OPIOID CRISIS AFTER SERVICE

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:07:07

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War on Drugs

NYC Council to combat Opioid epidemic with Narcan for the public.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:42

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VETSTHRIVENYC

A new healthcare model is combining medicine and the arts to help meet the needs of New York City’s veterans.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:19

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Tough As They Come

MetroFocus speaks with Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills, one of only five quadruple amputees from the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:14:04

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Team Rubicon

Dean Skelos was convicted of bribery, extortion and conspiracy, as the crusade against corruption in Albany continues.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:38

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Supervised Drug Sites

Are supervised injection sites for drug users the solution to New York’s opioid overdoses?

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:40

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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RENÉE FLEMING

Opera virtuoso Renée Fleming takes Broadway by storm in the revival of the classic “Carousel.”

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:39

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Post 9/11 Veterans Roundtable

Post 9/11 Veteran Leaders Discuss where Veterans are now, focusing on employment, education, transition, physical and mental health, Transgender Veterans

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Duration: 00:26:45

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Opioids: On the Front Line

Opioids and the cost to our families and communities.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:41

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Opioids: Doctors to Blame?

OPIOIDS: DOCTORS TO BLAME?

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:11

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New York's Fleet Week

New York's Fleet Week

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Duration: 00:06:31

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Native America - Severin Fowles

“Native America,” a monumental four-part series premiering on PBS.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:01

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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N.Y.C. Opioid Epidemic

N.Y.C. OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:12

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Money vs. Mental Health

A new study finds commercial insurance may not give access to opioid addiction treatment.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:05:57

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Lost WWII Memorial

Toba Potosky's mission to re-open and restore the Brooklyn World War II memorial.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:10:00

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Long Island Addicted

Opioid Crisis in Long Island

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:59

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Left Behind America

“LEFT BEHIND AMERICA”

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:07:47

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K-2 in Zombieland

K2, also known as synthetic marijuana, is wreaking havoc in the Bronx as overdoses spike.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:07:44

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Jon Stewart: The Zadroga Act with Army Veteran & 9/11 First Responder Jon Feal

Jon Stewart & 9/11 First Responder John Feal head to DC

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:12:00

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Heroin's Terrible Grip

Next Step Clinic

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:04:15

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Heroin's Deadly Grip

We take a look at the grip heroin addiction has had on our local community.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:10:27

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Heroin: On The Frontline

HEROIN: ON THE FRONTLINE

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:45

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GI Jews: Jewish Americans In World War II

PBS presents “GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II.”

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:07

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Getting Clean at Rikers

One recovering heroin addict credits a stay behind bars with helping her get clean.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:37

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Geography of Addiction

Opioid addiction and where you live are connected.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:06

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Fighting the Opioid War

A Latino community in New York says “no más,” as it fights the war against opioids.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:15

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus


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Eight Seconds Of Valor

From immigrant to Medal of Honor recipient. Retired U.S. Army Captain Florent “Flo” Groberg takes us through his journey.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:43

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Dopesick Nation

Our friends at Viceland take us deep into our “Dopesick Nation” with two recovering addict

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:08:25

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Divided and Dependent

Find out how opioids and the geography of desperation go hand in hand.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:16

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Coming Home: The Battle

For some veterans the real battle begins when they return home. Now, there’s help for them and their families as they attempt to heal.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:03

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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY: 1968

50 years ago, students took over Columbia University to protest the Vietnam War and a variety of other issues. We’re going back to a week that became a part of American history with William Sales, Jr., a protester who was there, and Paul Cronin the editor of the book, “A Time To Stir: Columbia ’68.”

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:52

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America Addicted

The nation's growing addiction to opioids. The new face of this drug crisis will shock you. PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan join us with a report.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:38

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A Win in the Opioid War?

As the war on opioids continues, a possible turning point toward victory.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:06:03

Station: WLIW | MetroFocus