Archive for "politics"

219: Season 3, Episode 1

This month, 219 West focuses on celebrating Women’s History Month by taking a look at the past — and honors women who paving their own way in the workplace.

219: Season 2, Episode 2

Trafficking America’s Children Produced and reported by Teresa Tomassoni Human trafficking. Usually, when we hear those words we think of women being smuggled from other countries and forced into illegal sex trade — not the girl next door. A Bronx woman tells 219 West her story. WATCH VIDEO & JOIN THE DISCUSSION » Pop Culture […]

219: Season 2, Episode 1

Old School Politics Thriving in Harlem? Reported by Walter Smith Randolph. Produced by Melissa Rose Cooper. Edited by Thomas Chan. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has held the same seat for four decades in Harlem, which has been the political center of New York’s 15th Congressional District. So what does this mean for the new boys […]

Interview: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn talked to 219 West Reporter Annais Morales about what she does when the man next to her is the one singled out.

Politics: The New Majority

Political analyst Peter Beinart talks to 219 West about what will happen once the Republicans take control of the House of Representatives in January. Interview by Jessica Courtemanche. » WATCH VIDEO & JOIN THE DISCUSSION RETURN » 219 West Season 2: Episode 2

Bronx Political Dynasty Alive?

In the Bronx, which has the largest Puerto Rican community outside the island, political dynasties seem to be bucking the trend of anti-incumbent anger. 219 West explores the political legacy of Puerto Ricans in the Bronx and what lies ahead. Reported by Amy Yensi.

Old School Politics Thriving in Harlem?

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) has held the same seat for four decades in Harlem. What does this mean for the new boys of politics? Reported by Walter Smith Randolph. Reported by Walter Smith Randolph.

Election 2010: Predictions

Political analyst Peter Beinart shares his 2010 election predictions for New York City and the rest of the country. Interview by Courtney Carter.