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This edition: Amazon Comes to NY

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 15, 2018.

First aired: November 16, 2018.

On this week's edition of "The New York Times Closeup" with Sam Roberts: a split decision from Amazon, with half of its huge HQ2 project going to Long Island City. The online giant got $1.7 billion dollars in incentives from New York. Was it a good deal for New York? The President versus the press. Donald Trump publicly bashes three female, African-American White House reporters and bans a CNN correspondent. CNN sues the White House. Will Trump's war on the media get even hotter? And the midterm election that won't end. A recount in Florida and more House seats declared for the Democrats. Was there in fact a Blue Wave? Plus, Sam Roberts adds his thoughts in "Coda."

Guest List

Michael M. Grynbaum Media Correspondent, The New York Times

Clyde Haberman Contributing Writer, The New York Times

Corey Kilgannon “Character Study” Columnist and Metro Reporter, The New York Times

Eleanor Randolph Contributing Writer, The New York Times

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