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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

  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Saturday, April 21 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 22 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 23 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 28 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Miao Wang  
  • Monday, April 30 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 2 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, May 5 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, May 6 - 9:30am
  • Monday, May 7 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, May 12 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, May 14 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Susan Rodriguez
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 4 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, April 7 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, April 8 - 9:30am
  • Monday, April 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, April 14 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Hope House NYC: Topeka Sam & Vanee Sykes
  • Wednesday, March 21 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, March 24 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 25 - 9:30am
  • Monday, March 26 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 31 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, April 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Monday, April 16 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, April 18 - 11:30pm