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This edition: Ginger Adams Otis, "Firefight"

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 20, 2015.

First aired: June 8, 2015.

Daily News reporter and author, Ginger Adams Otis, tells the story of the remarkable bravery and despicable behavior of some members of New York's Fire Department. Her book, "Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York's Bravest" explains how a history of patronage, among other tactics enabled the department to remain the "whitest" civil service agency.

Guest List

Ginger Adams Otis Reporter - Author, New York Daily News

  • Peter Benjaminson, "The Story of Motown: Illustrated"
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  • Wednesday, March 20 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, March 23 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 24 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 25 - 8:00am
  • Ken Foster
  • Monday, March 4 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 6 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, March 9 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 10 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 11 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 16 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, March 18 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Barbara Mensch
  • Saturday, February 23 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, February 24 - 9:30am
  • Monday, February 25 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 2 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, March 4 - 8:00am, 2:00pm