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Show Me a Hero

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Air weekdate: Sunday
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mini-Series
Channel: HBO
Status: Ended
9.3 (3 votes)
Oscar Isaac Oscar Isaac as Nick Wasicsko
Alfred Molina Alfred Molina as Henry J. Spallone
Carla Quevedo Carla Quevedo as Nay Noe Wasicsko
Catherine Keener Catherine Keener as Mary Dorman
James Belushi James Belushi as Angelo Martinelli
Jon Bernthal Jon Bernthal as Michael H. Sussman
LaTanya Richardson LaTanya Richardson as Norma O'Neal
Michael Stahl-David Michael Stahl-David as Jim Surdoval
Winona Ryder Winona Ryder as Vinni Restiano

Based on True Events, Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis. As penance for previous misuse of federal housing funds, a federal court orders low-income public housing built in the city's wealthier white neighborhoods. The city threatens to tear itself apart and destroy Nick in the process, in a bitter battle fueled by fear, racism, murder and politics. From The Wire co-creator David Simon.

The action of the drama TV series "Show Me a Hero" takes place in a small American town of Yonkers in the 1980s. 28-year-old Nick Wasicsko became mayor of the town, the youngest in its history. Before inexperienced manager are a number of serious problems: growing unemployment and crime, citizens are concerned about homelessness and racial discrimination. Nick enlisted the support of voters and promised to find a solution to their housing problem. However, the reality turned out much more difficult. The federal court makes decisions that are binding for execution - Wasicsko must to build social housing for the poor in the neighborhood where the middle class lives. Residents of the affluent area strongly oppose...

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