PBS Anywhere

Providing Support for PBS.org

MetroFocus

Chronicles of Brooklyn History

Video duration: 4:55

Rafael Pi Roman interviews John Manbeck about his new book, "Chronicles of Historic Brooklyn," a collection of essays about Brooklyn excerpted from Manbeck's weekly columns in "The Brooklyn Daily Eagle."

Episodes of MetroFocus299

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Metrofocus: August 25, 2016

MetroFocus

Metrofocus: August 25, 2016

WLIW at 5:00 p.m. | NJTV at 5:30 p.m. | Thirteen at 6:00 p.m

26:47

Metrofocus: August 25, 2016

26:47

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Metrofocus: August 23, 2016

MetroFocus

Metrofocus: August 23, 2016

WLIW at 5:00 p.m. | NJTV at 5:30 p.m. | Thirteen at 6:00 p.m

26:47

Metrofocus: August 23, 2016

26:47

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Metrofocus: August 22, 2016

MetroFocus

Metrofocus: August 22, 2016

WLIW at 5:00 p.m. | NJTV at 5:30 p.m. | Thirteen at 6:00 p.m

26:47

Metrofocus: August 22, 2016

26:47

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Metrofocus: August 19, 2016

MetroFocus

Metrofocus: August 19, 2016

WLIW at 5:00 p.m. | NJTV at 5:30 p.m. | Thirteen at 6:00 p.m

26:47

Metrofocus: August 19, 2016

26:47

See all Episodes

Clips of MetroFocus1087

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Dolly Parton’s Pure & Simple

MetroFocus

Dolly Parton’s Pure & Simple

Dolly Parton talks to us about her life, decade-spanning career, and her new music.

10:30

Dolly Parton’s Pure & Simple

10:30

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Unseen Black History

MetroFocus

Unseen Black History

NY Times' Darcy Eveleigh and Rachel Swarns discuss the project "Unpublished Black History

6:36

Unseen Black History

6:36

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Zika & Other Threats

MetroFocus

Zika & Other Threats

Dr. Johnathan Epstein discusses the documentary, "Spillover-- Zika, Ebola & Beyond."

7:11

Zika & Other Threats

7:11

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus A BIGGER Brooklyn Bridge?

MetroFocus

A BIGGER Brooklyn Bridge?

Vin Barone, with amNewYork explains the push to fix the Brooklyn Bridge.

5:37

A BIGGER Brooklyn Bridge?

5:37

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Lonely? You're Not Alone in NYC

MetroFocus

Lonely? You're Not Alone in NYC

Olivia Liang, author of The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone joins us.

4:40

Lonely? You're Not Alone in NYC

4:40

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus MAFIA: The Modern Mob

MetroFocus

MAFIA: The Modern Mob

Jerry Capeci tells us about the power of the modern day Mafia.

7:02

MAFIA: The Modern Mob

7:02

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus Rutgers Arms Race

MetroFocus

Rutgers Arms Race

Steve Adubato tells us weather Rutgers can remain a player in big college sports.

6:57

Rutgers Arms Race

6:57

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus American Humane Association: 100 Years of Animal Rescue

MetroFocus

American Humane Association: 100 Years of Animal Rescue

Robin Ganzert discusses the organization's history of animal rescue.

4:52

American Humane Association: 100 Years of Animal Rescue

4:52

See All Clips

Previews of MetroFocus114

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus October 8, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

MetroFocus

October 8, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

WLIW21 Thursday 10/8 7:00 pm, Thirteen Thursday 10/8 8:30 pm, NJTV Thursday 10/8 10:30 pm

0:52

October 8, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

0:52

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus October 1, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

MetroFocus

October 1, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

WLIW21 Thursday 10/1 7:00 pm, Thirteen Thursday 10/1 8:30 pm, NJTV Thursday 10/1 10:30 pm

October 1, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus September 24, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

MetroFocus

September 24, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

WLIW21 Thursday 9/24 7:00 pm, Thirteen Thursday 9/24 8:30 pm

0:26

September 24, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

0:26

Video thumbnail: MetroFocus September 17, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

MetroFocus

September 17, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

WLIW21 Thursday 9/17 7:00 pm, Thirteen Thursday 9/17 8:30 pm, NJTV Thursday 9/17 10:30 pm

1:00

September 17, 2015: MetroFocus Preview

1:00

See All Previews