Show Me A Hero - S01
Duration: 44 min
A bitter dispute over federally mandated public housing divides Yonkers, N.Y., in the late 1980s in this six-part miniseries based on former New York Times reporter Lisa Belkin';s nonfiction book. Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers'; worst crisis. When federal courts ordered public housing be built in the white, middle class side of town, it divided the city in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics.