'Mank' On Netflix; New York's Struggling MTA

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New Netflix film "Mank" centers around Herman Mankiewicz, the writer who wrote the screenplay for "Citizen Kane." We speak with Mankiewicz's grandsons Josh Mankiewicz and Ben Mankiewicz about their grandfather and family. Also, the congressional relief package includes $4 billion for New York's Metropolitan Transportation Agency. The MTA is in a deep financial hole because ridership and revenue plummeted during the pandemic. We talk to the CEO of the MTA about the pandemic's impacts. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's Dec. 21, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on December 21, 2020.


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