The New York Times Close Up
On May 18th's edition of The New York Times Close Up, Sam Roberts talks with Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and Housing Plus Solutions founder Rita Zimmer about efforts to keep mothers convicted of felonies out of prison.
Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter discusses the fallout from his new book, "Top of the Morning: Inside the Cutthroat World of Morning TV," reviewed in this Sunday's Times Book Review.
The writer and law professor Thane Rosenbaum discusses his latest book, "Payback: The Case for Revenge."
Metro Reporters Sarah Maslin Nir and Lisa Foderaro take a look at area beaches post-Sandy, from this week's Metropolitan section.
And the weekly Times Reporters Roundtable convenes.
Produced in association with The New York Times, The New York Times Close Up gives viewers an inside preview of the most compelling reports from Sunday's Times, with the correspondents who filed the stories.
The show is hosted by New York Times Urban Affairs Correspondent Sam Roberts, and features Times reporters, columnists and editors examining the week's top New York City stories.
The hour-long program airs each Saturday at 10 p.m. and repeats each Sunday at 10 a.m.