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HBO's Westchester-Based 'Show Me A Hero' Draws Rave Reviews

"Show Me A Hero" follows the story of then Mayor Nicholas Wasicsko.
"Show Me A Hero" follows the story of then Mayor Nicholas Wasicsko. Photo Credit: Twitter

WESTCHESTER COUNTY. N.Y. --- HBO's "Show Me A Hero," based on the housing desegregation battle of the mid 1980s in Yonkers, seems to be winning the hearts and minds of fans and press alike.

From Kirk@SoulKirk on Twitter: "Show Me A Hero" Is Everything You Could Want From a #DavidSimon Miniseries.

From Candice@candicehelfandr: "It's not easy watching, but I def. recommend #ShowMeAHero. Thought-provoking, necessary to today's world, and extremely well done."

From Raul Muciño ‏@raoulmc: "Gawd! Give all the necessary emmys to the show already #ShowMeAHero"

From LA Times: Why David Simon and Paul Haggis's HBO series 'Show Me a Hero' is essential viewing

From IndieWire: 'Show Me a Hero' Parts 1 and 2 Masterfully Deliver a (Surprisingly) Gripping Tale

From Vanity Fair: Show Me a Hero Is a Stirring Companion Piece toThe Wire

From Variety: TV Review: 'Show Me A Hero'

From The Atlantic: Welcome to Yonkers

Did you watch the premiere Sunday night? What did you think? Let us know in our poll.

Go here for previous Daily Voice story profling former Mayor Angelo Martinelli; here for story on premiere at Alamo Drafthouse in Yonkers.

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