People on CUNY TV
profiles Black activists, academics, business leaders, sports figures, elected officials, artists and writers to gauge this experience in a time of both turbulence and breakthroughs.
Asian American Life
is in-depth news magazine program that addresses topical issues affecting the Asian American communities nationwide and profiles Asian American leaders.
Illuminating the colorful corners and denizens of New York City.
is an Emmy award winning series about Latino culture in New York. The 30-minute show explores the rich textures of Latino society in the city, focusing on politics, art, culture, and the traditions of Spanish-speaking populations across the metropolitan area.
, once the home of the fabled New York Herald-Tribune, is now the address of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. From their home base on 40th Street, just off Times Square in the heart of New York City, our student reporters fan out to neighborhoods across the city, in all five boroughs, to provide in-depth coverage of stories frequently overlooked or ignored by mainstream media.
Italics: The Italian American Magazine
is a monthly presentation in the CUNY Presents timeslot, which takes a regular look at activities of prominent Italian-Americans in various walks of life, including arts, business, government, and academia.
Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed.TV
is a weekly half-hour program featuring interviews with significant men and women from a variety of fields: officeholders and activists, economists, labor leaders, writers and artists.
In depth interviews with women of distinction in the arts, education, journalism, health, politics, and social sciences. Hosted by Frances Degen Horowitz, former President of the City University of New York's Graduate School and University Center. Women to Women
ended its eleven year run on CUNY TV in 2005.
Lively one-on-one conversations with Michael Stoler. BuildingNY:NYStories
is New York's only weekly television broadcast featuring local and national leaders responsible for real estate activities in the Metropolitan region.
Journalist Sheryl McCarthy talks with newsmakers about their sources of inspiration. She has private conversations about public affairs issues with the people who report on them and those who ARE the story. The subjects range from global warming issues to domestic ones.
As host of The Open Mind
, the longest-running television interview program in public television, Prof. Heffner has been interviewing the influential figures who have shaped our national history, or just inhabited the consciousness of modern America. The interviews are candid, often surprising and provocative, and always revelatory.
A galaxy of great contemporary writers share intimate thoughts about writing, creativity, and the influences of being Irish or Irish-American
A new series of half-hour interviews hosted by CUNY Distinguished Professor Blanche Wiesen Cook, author of the prize-winning multi-volume biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.
profiles prominent African-Americans in the arts, in politics, the social sciences, sports, community service, and business.
Classic public television interview program from 1973-1974, hosted by the late James Day, former president of both KQED and WNET.
Intimate discussions with people of note from the arts, journalism, politics, fashion and food, and New York Times journalists and editors.
As the 21st century opens the United States along with nations around the world struggle to deal with a planet that has been become a global village. The challenges are both inter-cultural and intra-cultural. And for nations like the U.S. continued immigration from around the world constantly brings new ethnic/racial cultural challenges to an already diverse society.
A 13-part series of hour-long documentaries of spectacular range and production value, showcasing historic cultural traditions around the world that have been identified as “Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity" by UNESCO.
A weekly hour of vital conversation about the state of our democracy, with guests from a diverse array of scholars, artists, activists, scientists and newsmakers.
Brooklyn College Presents
, the longest running college television program in the nation is a half-hour program that showcases non-fiction and fiction works produced by students in the MFA program at Brooklyn College and the college’s TV Center, BCTV.
A comprehensive look at the nature and function of the religions and secular beliefs that comprise today’s major "world views". Established beliefs covered in the telecourse include Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam; also belief systems outside the scope of mainstream religious institutions, such as "New Age" religion, neo-paganism, and "Civil Religion".
Closer to Truth: Science, Meaning and the Future
em> brings together leading scientists, scholars and artists to debate latest discoveries and their impact on the human condition.
The first course in early childhood education designed to integrate a successful text with broadcast-quality video programs and study guides; the programs highlight teaching approaches and interactions with children from multicultural backgrounds and of all developmental levels including those with disabilities and special needs.
Covering the ancient world through the age of technology, this illustrated lecture by Eugen Weber presents a tapestry of political and social events woven with many strands — religion, industry, agriculture, demography, government, economics, and art.