Show Me A Hero
Show Me A Hero
Show Me A Hero

2015

15

1 Season

Drama

Show Me A Hero

: America's youngest big-city mayor is engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom in Yonkers, New York - one that threatens his city's future while undermining his own ambitions - in this miniseries based on a true story.

Show Me A Hero

: America's youngest big-city mayor is engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom in Yonkers, New York - one that threatens his city's future while undermining his own ambitions - in this miniseries based on a true story.
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2015

15

1 Season

Drama

Show Me A Hero

: America's youngest big-city mayor is engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom in Yonkers, New York - one that threatens his city's future while undermining his own ambitions - in this miniseries based on a true story.

Show Me A Hero

: America's youngest big-city mayor is engulfed in a racially divided maelstrom in Yonkers, New York - one that threatens his city's future while undermining his own ambitions - in this miniseries based on a true story.
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Season 1

E 1 - Part 1

53m

Nick Wasicsko becomes the youngest big-city mayor in America, but at what cost? Even before he is inaugurated, the obligation to build public housing in the white neighbourhoods of Yonkers looms over his new administration.

Nick Wasicsko becomes the youngest big-city mayor in America, but at what cost? Even before he is inaugurated, the obligation to build public housing in the white neighbourhoods of Yonkers looms over his new administration.

E 2 - Part 2

56m

The Yonkers mayor and City Council are given an ultimatum by a federal judge weary of further delay. Public housing residents trapped in the deteriorating projects of West Yonkers watch & wait as the white residents of East Yonkers make clear just how opposed they are.

The Yonkers mayor and City Council are given an ultimatum by a federal judge weary of further delay. Public housing residents trapped in the deteriorating projects of West Yonkers watch & wait as the white residents of East Yonkers make clear just how opposed they are.

E 3 - Part 3

55m

Mayor Wasicsko finally achieves some consensus and rams through a housing plan with a tough vote, and housing officials finally begin to plan to build the new townhomes. However, even as they do, the political costs to Wasicsko become apparent.

Mayor Wasicsko finally achieves some consensus and rams through a housing plan with a tough vote, and housing officials finally begin to plan to build the new townhomes. However, even as they do, the political costs to Wasicsko become apparent.

E 4 - Part 4

56m

A new mayor pledges to oppose the housing, even though it is never quite clear what he might be able to do in that regard. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicsko tries to reconcile himself to life out of power as construction of the townhomes begins.

A new mayor pledges to oppose the housing, even though it is never quite clear what he might be able to do in that regard. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicsko tries to reconcile himself to life out of power as construction of the townhomes begins.

E 5 - Part 5

56m

Armed with a growing recognition that he had fought on the side of angels in the battle over the housing, Wasicsko plans his political comeback, while the residents for the new townhomes are screened and chosen.

Armed with a growing recognition that he had fought on the side of angels in the battle over the housing, Wasicsko plans his political comeback, while the residents for the new townhomes are screened and chosen.

E 6 - Part 6

1h 9m

A comprehensive orientation process awaits the incoming residents and many have second thoughts about moving. Mary Dorman is recruited to serve them in a way that even she finds startling. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicko begins the long road back to political viability.

A comprehensive orientation process awaits the incoming residents and many have second thoughts about moving. Mary Dorman is recruited to serve them in a way that even she finds startling. Meanwhile, Nick Wasicko begins the long road back to political viability.