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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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Stewart-Cousins on breaking the 'glass ceiling'

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Andrea Stewart-Cousins is the first woman to lead a legislative conference at the capitol.

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