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Looking Back on Hurricane Katrina on PCNC (August 28, 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 4:15 pm
The Get To The Point Panel looks back on lessons learned from 2005's historic storm, Hurricane Katrina.

The Get To The Point Panel looks back on lessons learned from 2005’s historic storm, Hurricane Katrina.

PITTSBURGH (August 28, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (PCNC’s “NightTalk: Get To The Point”) talks with the “Get To The Point Panel” this week about the issues facing America after Hurricane Katrina, reflecting upon what we have improved upon since the historic storm and what we must address immediately.

The Panel this week includes former Millvale (PA) mayor Jim Burn, Jr. UPMC’s Mario Curtis Browne, and Dr. Valire Carr-Copeland of Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

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Starting Point: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, 10 Years Later

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 4:04 pm
10 years later, what are the lessons learned for our nation after Hurricane Katrina? (Photo courtesy Damian Catanza)

10 years later, what are the lessons learned for our nation after Hurricane Katrina? (Photo courtesy Damian Catanza)

PITTSBURGH (August 28, 2015) – Host and commentator Lenny McAllister takes the beginning of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” to reflect upon the much-needed “lessons learned” that America should heed to 10 years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coat. McAllister uses this version of this “Starting Point” commentary to address how the nation can focus on the issues of political efficiency, addressing poverty, and civic accountability so that communities are prepared during times of crisis. The show airs live Friday nights 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

To view the segment, click on the picture above or click HERE

Lenny McAllister Talks Donald Trump and Immigration (AJAM: Aug 26 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 3:59 pm
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media before heading over the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, August 15, 2015.  (REUTERS/Jim Young)

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the media before heading over the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, August 15, 2015. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

NEW YORK CITY / PITTSBURGH (August 26, 2015) – Republican strategist Lenny McAllister talks with Al Jazeera America’s John Seigenthaler about the latest with Donald Trump, the immigration debate, and the 2016 GOP White House race during this segment.

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Who Won the GOP’s First Presidential Debate in Cleveland? (August 7 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 3:54 pm
Donald Trump shrugs as he maintains a lead in the polls after the August 6 debate in Cleveland.

Donald Trump shrugs as he maintains a lead in the polls after the August 6 debate in Cleveland.

PITTSBURGH (August 7, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (host, “NightTalk: Get To the Point”) talks with the Get To The Point Panel (Brad Tupi, Richard Fair, and Katie Jones Goldman) about the first RNC debate in Cleveland on August 6 on this version of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

Catch this from the August 7 edition of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

Presidential or Running for the Presidency? (Post-Debate #1 Aug 7 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 3:47 pm
Republican presidential candidates arrive on stage for the Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo credit:Getty Images)

Republican presidential candidates arrive on stage for the Republican presidential debate on August 6, 2015 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo credit:Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH (August 7, 2015) –  Republican commentator Lenny McAllister (host, “NightTalk: Get To the Point”) discusses the need and opportunity to “elevate the position of the Presidency of the United States” through the Republican and Democratic primary debates throughout the 2016 White House campaign. McAllister uses this version of this “Starting Point” commentary to address how the candidates must restore “inspiration” by “running for the presidency, not for popularity” as he starts the popular show which airs live Friday nights 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel.

Catch this from the August 7 edition of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

Why #BlackLivesMatters Means More Than #AllLivesMatter: An Explanation to the Hashtags

In Audio, Video on August 3, 2015 at 11:35 am
“No, #NotAllLivesMatter. It’s just not true...#AllLivesMatter denies the discrepancy between condemning President Obama’s remarks regarding Trayvon Martin as 'divisive' and 'race-baiting' while also praising presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks on Mexicans and Latinos as 'refreshing,' 'honest' or 'telling it like it is.'” - - Morris O'Kelly (The Mo'Kelly Show)

“No, #NotAllLivesMatter. It’s just not true…#AllLivesMatter denies the discrepancy between condemning President Obama’s remarks regarding Trayvon Martin as ‘divisive’ and ‘race-baiting’ while also praising presidential candidate Donald Trump’s remarks on Mexicans and Latinos as ‘refreshing,’ ‘honest’ or ‘telling it like it is.’” – – Morris O’Kelly (The Mo’Kelly Show)

PITTSBURGH (July 31, 2015) – The “Get To The Point” Panel from this episode of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel chats with political commentator and social activist Lenny McAllister about why the hashtag slogan #BlackLivesMatter has more significance for a social movement than the upstart response on social media, #AllLivesMatter. A quote written by BBC political analyst and KFI radio host Morris O’Kelly (“The Mo’Kelly Show”) is featured as an initial point of discussion for dialogue during the ongoing conversation from the July 31 show.

Pitt’s professor Waverly Duck (author, “No Way Out: Precarious Living in the Shadow of Poverty and Drug Dealing”), community activist and motivational speaker Leon Ford, Jr (www.LeonFordSpeaks.com), and the Nation of Islam’s Minister Victor Muhammad (Mosque #22, Pittsburgh) drive the conversation with McAllister to discuss the development of the movement from its social media beginnings to its ongoing impact on local, state, and national politics as well as policy discussions during these segments aired on PCNC.

Catch this 2-part discussion from the July 31 edition of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

What is The Long-Term Impact of #BlackLivesMatter?

In Audio, Lenny for Congress, Video on August 3, 2015 at 11:26 am
Is #BlackLivesMatter a hashtag-driven moment like Occupy Wall Street or a movement similar to the 1960s? The Get To The Point Panel debates this on PCNC.

Is #BlackLivesMatter a hashtag-driven moment like Occupy Wall Street or a movement similar to the 1960s? The Get To The Point Panel debates this on PCNC.

PITTSBURGH (July 31, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (Host, NightTalk: Get To The Point (Pittsburgh Cable News Channel)) and his “Get To The Point” Panel discuss the long-term impact of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, probing whether or not the movement is the 21st century civil rights movement that many believe that it is. McAllister is joined by Leon Ford, Jr (www.LeonFordSpeaks.com), Dr. Waverly Duck of the University of Pittsburgh (author, “No Way Out”), and Nation of Islam’s Minister Victor Muhammad (Mosque #22, Pittsburgh) as they analyze the movement, the impact that #BlackLivesMatter has had on the national stage over the past few years, and what the next steps should be for African-American activists rallying around this hashtag slogan.

Catch this discussion from the July 31 edition of “Get To The Point” by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

 

The Iranian Nuke Deal: Buying Time or Securing Peace?

In Audio, Video on August 3, 2015 at 10:53 am
Is the deal with Iran a good move by America and her allies or a step in the wrong direction for peace in the Middle East?

Is the deal with Iran a good move by America and her allies or a step in the wrong direction for peace in the Middle East?

PITTSBURGH (July 24, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (NightTalk: Get To The Point) uses this “Starting Point” commentary for the July 24 program on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel to probe whether there is a precedent of bad actors taking advantage of negotiations in order to “buy time” for future actions, wondering if the Iranian nuclear deal is another example or if the deal is a sound step towards global peace.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market.

This “Starting Point” commentary from “Get To The Point” from Friday, July 24 can be viewed by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

What Should Immigration Reform Look Like in Today’s America?

In Audio, Video on August 3, 2015 at 10:02 am
With the 2016 White House race heating up with rhetoric addressing illegal immigration, how should America deal with the problem at the border in 2015 and beyond?

With the 2016 White House race heating up with rhetoric addressing illegal immigration, how should America deal with the problem at the border in 2015 and beyond?

PITTSBURGH (July 17, 2015) – Commentator and former congressional candidate Lenny McAllister (Host, “NightTalk: Get To The Point” and “The Lenny McAllister Show” on Newsradio 1020 KDKA) talks with the Get To the Point Panel about the hot-button topic of illegal immigration after Donald Trump’s comments about illegals crossing the southern border of the United States.

The Get To The Point Panel this week includes Pittsburgh-based immigration attorney Kristen Schneck, Micah Rosa (Pittsburgh Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce), and award-winning investigative reporter Carl Prine from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market.

A segment of this conversation from “Get To The Point” can be viewed by clicking the picture above or by clicking this link HERE

Christie’s In, Along with A Dozen Others (June 30, 2015) (CTV: Canada)

In Audio, Video on August 2, 2015 at 8:12 pm
Political commentator and former RNC consultant Lenny McAllister discusses Chris Christie's bid for the 2016 White House during this segment on Canada's CTV.

Political commentator and former RNC consultant Lenny McAllister discusses Chris Christie’s bid for the 2016 White House during this segment on Canada’s CTV.

TORONTO (June 30, 2015) – Political commentator Lenny McAllister (host, “The Lenny McAllister Show” on Newsradio 1020 KDKA) talks about the entry of New Jersey governor Chris Christie into the 2016 White House race on this segment on CTV, broadcast nationally throughout Canada.

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