A monthly, one-hour, live call-in program focusing on social, economic and political topics pertaining to Newark.
A look at next month's election in Newark for mayor and city council with our political roundtable: David Cruz from NJTV, PolitickerNJ.com's Mark Bonamo and Stevens Institute of Technology Political Scientist Jonathan Wharton. Also, what happens in DC and the effect it has on Newark with Senator Cory Booker.
Walter Mosley, who is former President Bill Clinton's favorite mystery writer and one of the country's most prolific novelists, has penned a play, called Lift, that is now being staged at the Crossroads Theater in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The production, starring MaameYaa Boafo and Biko Eisen-Martin, is a taut drama of two people trapped in a high rise building elevator that had been hit by a terrorist missile. Mosley's critically acclaimed 1992 debut novel, Devil in Blue Dress, became a movie starring Denzel Washington.
Bill Siegel's newest documentary debuts this coming week on PBS, "The Trials of Muhammad Ali." Siegel has more than 20 years of experience in documentary filmmaking and education. He co-directed the Academy Award-nominated documentary The Weather Underground. Siegel talks with host Doug Doyle about the Ali documentary. Doug also takes us to the National Historic Landmark designation ceremony at Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson.