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Kermit Roosevelt discusses 'Allegiance'

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The civil rights violations that occurred during World War II weren't just limited to Nazi Germany.

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Town of Newcomb replacing historic Teddy Roosevelt plaque

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While driving west along 28N in the Central Adirondacks, I did a double-take passing one of the historic markers along what is commonly called the "Roosevelt-Marcy Trail."

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The Keene barn: A photographer's best friend

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On our way back from reporting on a story in the Adirondacks, we passed a familiar sight off of Route 73 in Essex County.

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Gubernatorial Authors Discuss Rockefeller, Roosevelt

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We sit down with two biographers of two of the most acclaimed governors in our state's history.

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Rochester Race Riots Revisited

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This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Rochester Race Riots of 1964 when for three long days city residents along Joseph Avenue clashed with police.

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The forgotten War of 1812

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Throughout our schooling, we were taught about the historical importance of American conflicts like the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and the two World Wars.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Doris Kearns Goodwin & Robert Caro

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New York NOW features interviews with two of the most decorated writers of the last 50 years.

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Witnesses to History

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Watch interviews of two men who were witnesses to critical moments in American history.

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The Watergate scandal 40 Years Later

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Harry Rosenfeld was the Metro Editor for the Washington Post back in the 70's when two of his intrepid reporters broke one of the biggest stories of the 20th Century.

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A farewell to Mike Melita

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Longtime WMHT and New York NOW videographer/crew member Mike Melita is retiring this week.

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The March on Washington 50 years later

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With the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington on August 28, 2013, New York NOW sat down with two prominent African Americans who share their memories of that summer day in August of 1963.

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A history lesson on the Moreland Act

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Andrew Cuomo recently appointed a Moreland Commission to investigate possible corruption in the state legislature. This isn't the first time he yielded this power given to the governor. He used it in the wake of Superstorm Sandy to investigate the Long Island Power Authority.

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Politics and baseball's sad lexicon

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Albany historian John Evers explains the beginnings of the Moreland Act and how it was used by Gov. Al Smith.

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Rep. John Lewis talks about 'Bloody Sunday'

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Civil Rights Pioneer John Lewis talks about the struggles during the 1960s.

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Oneida Nation thanks Cooperstown for dropping 'Redskins' name

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An upstate school's decision to change what it believed was its offensive nickname for their sports teams drew the attention of the Oneida Nation.

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