On the August 15 edition of "The New York Times Close Up," hosted by Sam Roberts, Shola Olatoye, the chairwoman of the New York City Housing Authority, describes the initiatives in place to help make residents feel more safe and secure at home. She is joined by Times Metro Reporter Mireya Navarro.

Former Times journalist Charles Kaiser recounts the story of a family of heroes of the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris during World War II in "The Cost of Courage."

Times Metro Editor Jan Benzel talks about the submissions and the choices for the Summer Love Series.

And the New York Times reporters roundtable convenes.