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    • Friday, September 28, 2012
      Friday, September 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.28.12
      9/28/12
      10
      Tonight on the program, we examine new data that shows consumer confidence and home prices rose, possible signs of further economic recovery. Also: hunting for mines in the Persian Gulf, former political star Bo Xilai ousted from Communist Party in China, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political stories, and how violence affects students' ability to learn.moreless
    • Friday, October 12, 2012
      Friday, October 12, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.12.12
      10/12/12
      9.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the reactions from the Vice Presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan. Also: The European Union wins the Nobel Peace Prize, professors and polls predict the Presidential election, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political stories.
    • 12.06.07 Broadcast
      12.06.07 Broadcast
      Season 2007 - Episode 12.06.07
      12/6/07
      0.0
      As home foreclosures reached a record high Thursday, President Bush announced a deal with mortgage lenders to freeze interest rates on some subprime mortgages due to move sharply higher soon. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discusses the details of the proposal. President Bush announced a deal with mortgage lenders to freeze interest rates on some subprime mortgages due to move sharply higher soon that he hopes would slow the rate of home foreclosures. Economic analysts assess the value of the proposal and U.S. subprime troubles. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney confronted the issue of his Mormon faith in a speech Thursday, saying that as president he would "serve no religion." Newsweek editor Jon Meacham offers analysis of the role religion plays in politics.moreless
    • Monday, September 17, 2012
      Monday, September 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.17.12
      9/17/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the protests and violence occurring in Afghanistan and other Middle East countries in the continuing mayhem following a U.S. anti-Muslim film. Also: Mitt Romney shifts his message to combat his slipping polls, a once-skeptic admits humans have a hand in global warming, rising Medicare rates over the past decade, and Christians emigrating from the Middle East.moreless
    • Friday, September 14, 2012
      Friday, September 14, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.14.12
      9/14/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing anti-American protests across the Arab world against a U.S.-made anti-Muslim movie; including Mitt Romney\'s call for a tougher line to be drawn on protecting foreign interests. Also: Banks back to making risky bets years after bailout, David Brooks and Ruth Marcus analyze the week\'s top political news, and behavioral psychology in voting.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 18, 2012
      Tuesday, September 18, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.18.12
      9/18/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the Republican Party\'s attempt at damage control after a video of Mitt Romney calling 47 percent of voters unswayable Obama supporters who don\'t pay any taxes leaked onto the internet. Also: How the mortgage crisis in Nevada will play out on Election Day, Chinese activists protest a Japanese land dispute, and a Newsmaker interview with Kofi Annan.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
      Tuesday, September 11, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.11.12
      9/11/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we take a look at the day\'s ceremonies on this 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Also: the Chicago teachers strike goes into day 2, Making Sense of the health care debate, the United States\' involvement in the Israel/Iran tensions, a look at the delayed New York 9/11 museum, 9/11 poetry, and an Honor Roll of fallen servicemen in Afghanistan.moreless
    • Monday, September 10, 2012
      Monday, September 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.10.12
      9/10/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the state of the presidential campaign President Obama took a 7+ point lead in the polls over Mitt Romney. Also: teachers strike in Chicago, Vice President of Iraq sentenced to death, using wine to get students jobs, a look into the Washington Nationals\' shutdown of pitcher Stephen Strasburg, and a news program made by children with Asperger\'s.moreless
    • Thursday, September 13, 2012
      Thursday, September 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.13.12
      9/13/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing hostile reactions in Libya and Cairo in response to an anti-Muslim video created in the U.S. Also: The Federal Reserve launches a third economic stimulus, microlending to boost entrepreneurs, and the Daily Download team talks social media and the conventions.
    • Wednesday, September 12, 2012
      Wednesday, September 12, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.12.12
      9/12/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of an attack in Libya, where U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three others were killed after gunmen launched a rocket attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, setting it on fire. Also: discussing U.S. foreign policy in wake of the attack, Apple unveils the iPhone 5, forests in danger in Oregon, and a look at Census poverty numbers.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
      Wednesday, September 26, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.27.12
      9/26/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the protests in Greece over the continuing frustration on the debt crisis. Also: how the youth vote has changed from 2008, early voting across the country, Syrian refugees and rebels fleeing into Turkey, Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu, 2012 Teacher of the Year talks best practices for teachers and students, and remembering singer Andy Williams.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 25, 2012
      Tuesday, September 25, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.25.12
      9/25/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we analyze President Obama's speech at the United Nations General Assembly and his 'tough love' approach. Also: more on the president's foreign policy and GOP criticisms, examining if searching for employment on job sites is the right move, SAT scores dropping as base taking them widens, and a look at U.S. presidents and 'Where They Stand.'moreless
    • Friday, September 21, 2012
      Friday, September 21, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.21.12
      9/21/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the protests in Pakistan and the continuing uproar over an anti-Islam video and a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed. Also: how to keep students safe from hazing, anti-government Syrians protecting themselves with suicide bombs and grenades, Mitt Romney releases his 2011 tax returns, and Shields and Brooks analyze the week\'s top political stories.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
      Wednesday, September 19, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.19.12
      9/19/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the Department of Justice\'s upcoming report from its internal watchdog concerning the failed Fast and Furious sting operation. Also: Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi earns the Congressional Medal of Freedom, Chicago students return to school after the teachers strike, how voters are paying attention to the campaigns this election, and journalist Bob Woodward.moreless
    • Monday, September 24, 2012
      Monday, September 24, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.24.12
      9/24/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the spending both presidential campaigns are putting towards political advertising. Also: the ongoing fighting in Syria, Syria and Iran expected to be main focus of 2012 United Nations General Assembly, newly sequenced breast cancer genetics could lead to better treatment, and addressing the school dropout crisis to kick off American Graduate Week.moreless
    • Friday, August 31, 2012
      Friday, August 31, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.31.12
      8/31/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of Republican National Convention and look at where the Romney-Ryan team is heading next. Also: dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, the Justice Department ends its investigation on alleged torture in the CIA, previewing the Democrats\' economic platform, undecided voters on Mitt Romney, and Shields and Brooks analyze the Convention.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 4, 2012
      Tuesday, September 4, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.04.12
      9/4/12
      0.0
      "Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff are joined by Mark Shields and David Brooks to discuss the importance of women voters, the political focus on the middle class, and how President Obama must portray himself. Also: Newark Mayor Cory Booker addresses the Democratic National Conventions and talks about pragmatism over politics.
    • Democratic National Convention: September 4, 2012 (Part 2)
      9/5/12
      0.0
      "Live from Charlotte, North Carolina, the PBS NewsHour team brings live coverage from night one of the Democratic National Convention. Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, Mark Shields, and David Brooks provide analysis from the skybox, while Ray Suarez covers events from the floor, and special guests stop by the NewsHour set. Speeches include: Deval Patrick, Julian Castro, and First Lady Michelle Obamamoreless
    • Friday, September 7, 2012
      Friday, September 7, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.07.12
      9/7/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine the recently released jobs numbers that showed less than stellar growth since last month, creating political fodder in the wake of the conventions. Also: the Haqqani Network in Pakistan is listed as a terrorist network by the State Department, undecided voters comment on the DNC, Shields and Brooks analyze the DNC as a whole, and replacement referees in the NFL.moreless
    • Thursday, September 6, 2012
      Thursday, September 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.06.12
      9/6/12
      0.0
      "Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff are joined by Mark Shields and David Brooks for the last day of the Democratic National Convention. The NewsHour panel reviews Bill Clinton\'s riling speech and discusses what Obama must deliver in his acceptance speech. Historians Richard Norton Smith and Michael Beschloss also join the panel to discuss the importance of specificity over grandiose in Obama\'s speech.moreless
    • Monday, September 3, 2012
      Monday, September 3, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.03.12
      9/3/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we come to you from Charlotte, North Carolina, the home of this week\'s Democratic National Convention. Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, and Ray Suarez on the floor provide coverage on-site. Tonight: laying out the DNC\'s events this week, labor unions, Obama-Biden\'s campaign manager, turning red states blue, rallying the voter base, and analysis from Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 5, 2012
      Wednesday, September 5, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 09.06.12
      9/5/12
      0.0
      "Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff is joined by Mark Shields and David Brooks to discuss and dissect issues at the forefront of the second day of the Democratic National Convention, including the auto bailout, the hispanic vote, and immigration policy. Ifill and Woodruff are also joined by a panel of mayors to discuss their emerging leadership roles in the Democratic party.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
      Tuesday, October 23, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.23.12
      10/23/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's and Mitt Romney's swing state campaigning in the wake of Monday night's third and final presidential debate, with two weeks until Election Day. Also: Fact-checking the debate, playing to voters in the swing state of Virginia, and composer Philip Glass talks his love of classical music, his own genre-bending work and finding success in music.moreless
    • Friday, October 26, 2012
      Friday, October 26, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.26.12
      10/26/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the government's latest economic report which shows consumer spending going up. Also: Windows moving away from traditional PCs towards tablet operating systems with Windows 8, visiting the battleground state of Ohio, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political stories, and author Louise Erdrich talks her book "The Round House."moreless
    • Thursday, October 25, 2012
      Thursday, October 25, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.25.12
      10/25/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the large amount of funds used by both presidential campaigns to target undecided voters. Also: understanding why the United States has so much debt, why the European debt crisis hasn't come up in the campaign more often, the Syrian Civil War threatens Aleppo's heritage, and using new technology to listen to a 134-year-old tin foil recording.moreless
    • Thursday, October 18, 2012
      Thursday, October 18, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.18.12
      10/18/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine how student loan debt is outpacing credit card debt as unemployment remains a problem. Also: U.S. financial institutions continue to be attacked via hacking, women vying for office in the battleground state of New Hampshire, watching the debates with a 'second screen' for digital media, and 'Listening In' to President Kennedy's secret White House recordings.moreless
    • Monday, October 22, 2012
      Monday, October 22, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.22.12
      10/22/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we preview the third and final presidential debate which centers on foreign policy with columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks. Also: Florida voters share their election expectations, how the foreign policy debate may help voters distinguish the differences between the two candidates, analyzing Lance Armstrong's cycling ban, and remembering George McGovern.moreless
    • Friday, October 19, 2012
      Friday, October 19, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.19.12
      10/19/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of a car bomb that has inflamed Lebanon-Syria tensions. Also: Campaigns push get-out-the-vote for Hispanics, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair recounts behind-the-scenes information in her book, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political stories.
    • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
      Wednesday, October 31, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.31.12
      10/31/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we continue to examine the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as repairs to the damage the superstorm caused begin. Also: factoring in climate change to the needs of preparedness and preparation for cities to take for future storms, the ground game to win the swing state of Wisconsin, the Supreme Court takes on drug-sniffing dogs and privacy, and the next steps for digital maps.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 30, 2012
      Tuesday, October 30, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.30.12
      10/30/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing impact of Hurricane Sandy as well as the aftermath of destruction it has wreaked on its path along the east coast of the U.S. Also: campaigns put aside politics for the day for disaster relief, Frontline and Hari Sreenivasan look at digital technology and user information, and a state congressional race that involves half of Nevada.moreless
    • Thursday, November 1, 2012
      Thursday, November 1, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 11.01.12
      11/1/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we take a look at the devastating destruction Sandy left behind in New Jersey, as New York begins to recover from their damage. Also: both presidential nominees hit the campaign trail with only a few days to go before election day, analyzing campaign ad spending for senate races, a democrat vies for a Senate seat in Arizona, and last-minute campaign pushes on social media.moreless
    • Monday, November 5, 2012
      Monday, November 5, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 11.05.12
      11/5/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the presidential nominees' last day of campaigning prior to Election Day. Also: Hundreds of thousands in New York and New Jersey still lack power after Sandy, volunteers still hitting the streets for the campaigns, predictions for the election, how voter I.D. may effect voter access to polls, and top ballot initiatives to watch for.moreless
    • Friday, November 2, 2012
      Friday, November 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 11.02.12
      11/2/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the campaigns and how the incoming president will be inheriting slow and steady growth. Also: continuing cleanup in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, children going to secret schools in Syria due to high casualties, the non-spoken immigration issue in the presidential campaigns, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political stories.moreless
    • Thursday, October 4, 2012
      Thursday, October 4, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.04.12
      10/4/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look back on last night's presidential debate as well as get two political perspectives on the candidates' tax plans. Also: a stray shell from Syrian government troops kills civilians in Turkey, Florida voters chime in on their reactions to the debate, how Twitter and Xbox were tied into the debate, and Miguel Cabrera captures baseball's first triple crown in 45 years.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 3, 2012
      Wednesday, October 3, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.04.12
      10/3/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the leadup to the first debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Also: plane issues hit American Airlines, the Vatican tries to distance itself from the leaked documents scandal, the importance of early voting for a mostly-decided Iowa, quicker genetic tests for infants, and Jim Lehrer shares his debate history with 'Tension City.'moreless
    • Monday, October 8, 2012
      Monday, October 8, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.08.12
      10/8/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's and Mitt Romney's opposing views on foreign policy. Also: tainted steroids cause meningitis outbreak in nine states, stem cell scientists win the Nobel Prize in Medicine, examining post-debate numbers with rising stakes for the Vice Presidential debate, and Salman Rushdie talks his third-person memoir 'Joseph Anton.'moreless
    • Monday, October 1, 2012
      Monday, October 1, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.01.12
      10/1/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look ahead at the Supreme Court's fall session and some of the hot-button issues they'll be taking on. Also: the campaigns prepare ahead of Wednesday's first presidential debate, what's at stake for candidates' different visions for Medicaid, "Who Stole the American Dream?" author Hedrick Smith, and transforming women's lives from weapons of war in 'Half the Sky'.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 2, 2012
      Tuesday, October 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.02.12
      10/2/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look into the controversial Pennsylvania Voter ID law that a judge postponed from taking effect. Also: covering the swing state of North Carolina, more money being put into Latino-focused ads, Congress claims requests to raise security in Libya were ignored, the death of Australia's Great Barrier Reef over 27 years, and the MacArthur Foundation's 'genius grants'.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 17, 2012
      Wednesday, October 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.17.12
      10/17/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, in the wake of the debate, President Obama and Mitt Romney traveled to the swing states of Iowa and Virginia respectively, attempting to appeal to female voters. Also: Fact checking the debate claims on Libya, gas prices, and tax policy, addressing candidates' statements on China, human trafficking in the Phillipines, and economic worries for America's Cup in San Francisco.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: October 16, 2012
      PBS Newshour: October 16, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.16.12
      10/16/12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: October 16, 2012
    • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
      Wednesday, October 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.10.12
      10/10/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court's hearings on the use of affirmative action in education. Also: hearings on the attacks in Libya last month, a town in Colorado could hold the key to winning the state in November, Pakistan rallies behind a teenage activist who survived a murder attempt by the Taliban, and a report says cyclist Lance Armstrong was the head of a doping ring.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 9, 2012
      Tuesday, October 9, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.09.12
      10/9/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky received a sentence of 30 to 60 years in prison after being convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. Also: U.S. House Committee charges two Chinese telecom companies of being a security risk, messages on the campaign trail as Romney takes poll leads, green roofs keep Chicago cooler, and Mexico's war on drug cartel leaders.moreless
    • Thursday, October 11, 2012
      Thursday, October 11, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 10.11.12
      10/11/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we preview tonight's Vice Presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan, with insight from Mark Shields and David Brooks. Also: Turkey stops a Syrian plane and confiscates military weaponry, demand for illegal Ivory goes up in Asia, Mixed reactions to Writer Mo Yan's Nobel Prize, and a poet on grieving and healing at the end of marriage.moreless
    • Tuesday, July 10, 2012
      Tuesday, July 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.10.11
      7/10/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the streak of extreme weather that has hit the U.S. over the past few weeks, ranging from record-setting heat waves to damaging storms. Also: Frontline examines AIDS among African Americans, analyzing the 'Teavangelical' vote, Ray Kurzweil talks technology that can make humanity 'immortal', and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales talks the online encyclopedia.moreless
    • Thursday, July 12, 2012
      Thursday, July 12, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.12.12
      7/12/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine continuing fallout from the Penn State sexual abuse case as the FBI stated that key members of the university shared in the blame. Also: Niger fights back against drought and famine and leads the way in West Africa, Facebook "likes" and "shares" affecting presidential votes in November, and the rough lifestyle of city living for youth in China.moreless
    • Wednesday, July 11, 2012
      Wednesday, July 11, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.11.12
      7/11/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the Justice Department looking into the FBI's convictions based on hair evidence after proof of previous flawed convictions. Also: House GOP hold a symbolic vote to overturn the health care law, tensions in Northern Ireland, how to ensure proper aid in Afghanistan, and AFI founder George Stevens, Jr. talks his book on stories from film directors.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
      PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.11.12
      7/11/12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
    • Thursday, July 5, 2012
      Thursday, July 5, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.05.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the battle of the presidential campaigns and Mitt Romney's new stance on the individual mandate of the health care law as a tax. Also: a report evaluates Japan's Fukushima disaster, the battle over medicaid on a state level, dangers of politician's words being instantly available on the internet, free college credits in high school, and storyteller Jack Hitt.moreless
    • Wednesday, July 4, 2012
      Wednesday, July 4, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.04.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine ongoing weather woes and extreme heat as the United States celebrates Independence Day. Also: Scientist confirm the discovery of a Higgs boson particle, FDA approves an over-the-counter HIV test, luring students back to high school with offer of college, analysis on the Supreme Court, and what happened to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.moreless
    • Friday, July 6, 2012
      Friday, July 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.06.12
      7/6/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we take a look at June's dismal job numbers and examine the Obama and Romney campaign's response to the report. Also: Britain's Barclays banks investigated for rigging Libor rates, Libya holds its first parliamentary elections this weekend, David Brooks and E.J. Dionne discuss the week's top political news, and an opportunity for students to train with music greats.moreless
    • Monday, July 9, 2012
      Monday, July 9, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 7.09.12
      7/9/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's push to extend tax relief to middle class families yet not renew Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy. Also: the debate over whether Iran should be allowed a nuclear weapon, concierge medicine offers faster care for higher pay, the quest to combat Black Lung Disease, and the author of "Barack Obama: The Story" details the president's early life.moreless
    • Thursday, July 19, 2012
      Thursday, July 19, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.19.12
      7/19/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, our coverage of the conflict in Syria as reports surface that suggest President Bashar al-Assad's may use chemical weapon to combat rebels. Also: Single-drug lethal injection in Texas execution, optimism in preventing and treating AIDS, fighting stigma in Washington to treat and prevent HIV, and Native American tribes convene to discuss tribal answers to climate change.moreless
    • Wednesday, July 18, 2012
      Wednesday, July 18, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.18.12
      7/18/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine another violent day in Syria after President Bashar al-Assad's defense minister and brother-in-law were both killed in a bombing. Also: London Olympics security worries, Boy Scouts upholds ban on gay members, warming waters affect salmon and the Swinomish Tribe, and a documentary examines the trials of hospitals getting patients the care they need.moreless
    • Monday, July 23, 2012
      Monday, July 23, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.23.12
      7/23/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine James Holmes first court appearance since his shooting rampage at a theater in Aurora Colorado. We then discuss gun control and gun safety with guests. Also: President Obama looks to swing Florida voters his way, violence between government and rebel troops in Syria, and coordinated bombings spell out the largest violence in Iraq in two years.moreless
    • Friday, July 20, 2012
      Friday, July 20, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.20.12
      7/20/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of a deadly shooting that killed 12 and injured 59 at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater during a midnight premiere for "The Dark Knight Rises." Also: another violent day in Syria with rebels, David Brooks and E.J. Dionne talk with Judy Woodruff and Jeffrey Brown to analyze the week's top news, and the controversy over switching to Smart Grids.moreless
    • Friday, July 13, 2012
      Friday, July 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.13.12
      7/13/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing bloodshed in Syria in the aftermath of a violent massacre amidst peace talks. Also: JPMorgan announces losses of $5.9 million, smart grids in new neighborhoods prevent power outages, the debate over outsourcing, Shields and Gerson talk the week's top political stories, and refugees who fled violence in South Sudan find grim conditions on the border.moreless
    • Monday, July 16, 2012
      Monday, July 16, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.16.12
      7/16/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the increasingly hostile political attack ads released by President Obama's and Mitt Romney's campaigns. Also: Pew Research Center finds YouTube tops the list in media consumption, the LGBT community supporting the Obama campaign, controversy over GOP donor and gambling magnate Sheldon Adelson, and William Dobson talks "The Dictator's Learning Curve."moreless
    • Tuesday, July 17, 2012
      Tuesday, July 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.17.12
      7/17/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of a task force's findings that states are plagued by fiscal problems and pension payments, amid other setbacks. Also: severe droughts in the U.S., Olympic security controversy, analyzing the potential swing states this November, Panama's people protesting copper mines, and PBS' History Detectives looks into the authenticity of a Bob Dylan guitar.moreless
    • Friday, June 29, 2012
      Friday, June 29, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.29.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing wildfires in Colorado as President Obama visited sites of the destruction. Also: we talk to the EU Ambassador to the United States about the bank rescue plan, we get more reactions on the Supreme Court's health care ruling, Mark Shields and Michael Gerson analyze the week's news, a photographer captures photos of violence-stricken Juarez, Mexico.moreless
    • Monday, July 2, 2012
      Monday, July 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.02.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing heat waves across the country, the Colorado wildfires and the storms that knocked out power for many along the East Coast. Also: Mexico elects their new president, analyzing Chief Justice John Roberts' key role in the Health Care reform decision, and Alan Alda's challenge demonstrates the importance of communication in science.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
      PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.02.12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
    • Thursday, June 28, 2012
      Thursday, June 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.28.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act, after Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority that the individual mandate could be interpreted as a tax. We get analysis from Marcia Coyle, Susan Dentzer, Christina Bellantoni, and other guests. Also: Attorney General Eric Holder ruled in contempt, and news from the Colorado wildfires.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
      PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.26.12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
    • PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
      PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.25.12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
    • Wednesday, June 27, 2012
      Wednesday, June 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 05.27.12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing wildfires in Colorado as thousands were made to flee their homes. Also: Congress works on new deals for student loans and transportation funding, the effect of the violent drug war in Mexico and elections, problems public universities are facing in the wake of the UVA controversy, and remembering writer, director Nora Ephron.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: June 29, 2012
      PBS Newshour: June 29, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.29.12
      0.0
      PBS Newshour: June 29, 2012
    • PBS Newshour: June 28, 2012
      PBS Newshour: June 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 06.28.12
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      PBS Newshour: June 28, 2012
    • Friday, August 17, 2012
      Friday, August 17, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.17.12
      8/17/12
      0.0
      On the NewsHour tonight, U.S. soldier suicides have spiked over the summer, even as deployment declines. Also, Russian punk band members sentenced to two years in prison, making sense of J-1 summer work visas and this week's top political news with Mark Shields and Rich Lowry.
    • Thursday, August 16, 2012
      Thursday, August 16, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.16.12
      8/16/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the mayor of Dallas declared a state of emergency after an cases of West Nile Virus. Also: U.K. puts pressure on Ecuador to hand over Wikileaks' Julian Assange, Michigan cherries suffer a sour season, young undocumented immigrants have chance to defer deportation, and how the Obama and Romney campaigns are targeting social media users.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 14, 2012
      Tuesday, August 14, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.14.12
      8/14/12
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      Tonight on the program, the Romney-Ryan and Obama-Biden candidates travel to key voter states to talk about energy policy and taxes. Also: guarding personal information from hackers and thieves, insurgency attacks rise against NATO and U.S. troops in Afghanistan, a new memoir from Allman Brothers Band's Gregg Allman, and remembering "Cosmo" editor Helen Gurley Brown.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 21, 2012
      Tuesday, August 21, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.21.12
      8/21/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, the GOP declares itself a Pro-Life party as high-level republicans attempt to distance themselves from Rep. Todd Akin. Also: Apple\'s stock reached a new high, a Seattle non-profit tries to curb high school drop out rates, Dianna Nyad drops out of her Cuba to Florida swim, and former GOP congressman Mickey Edwards on his book "The Parties Versus the People."moreless
    • Monday, August 20, 2012
      Monday, August 20, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.20.12
      8/20/12
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      "Tonight on the program, we examine the political uproar facing the GOP after Rep. Todd Akin\'s remarks about \'legitimate rape\' not causing pregnancy. Also: smoking numbers still high in developing countries, keeping knowledge in children\'s brains over summer break, Augusta National allows women to play golf for the first time, and E.J. Dionne talks about his new book, "Our Divided Political Heart."moreless
    • PBS Newshour: August 15, 2012
      PBS Newshour: August 15, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.15.12
      8/15/12
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      PBS Newshour: August 15, 2012
    • Monday, August 13, 2012
      Monday, August 13, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.13.12
      8/13/12
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      Tonight on the program, how Mitt Romney's Veep choice Paul Ryan shifts campaign strategy for the 2012 election. Also: a look at Rep. Paul Ryan's policy record, Jim Lehrer to moderate the first presidential debate, and Egyptian President Muhammed Morsi's power play, ousting top military officials from political positions.
    • Friday, August 10, 2012
      Friday, August 10, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.10.12
      8/10/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing drought and the major effects it has had on corn and soybean crops. Also: analyzing the energy situation in the United States, a look at Michelle Obama's American ancestry, Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson analyze the week's political news, and one last look at the Olympics as the games reach the finish line.moreless
    • Republican National Convention: August 29, 2012 (Part 1)
      8/30/12
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      "The PBS NewsHour comes to you live from night two of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Wednesday night\'s coverage includes speeches from Rand Paul, John McCain, John Thune, and more. Also: analysis throughout the night from senior correspondents Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff as well as Mark Shields, David Brooks, and special guests, including Former Sen. Rick Santorum.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 28, 2012
      Tuesday, August 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.28.12
      8/28/12
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      "Tonight on the program, we report to you live from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. We talk to Speaker of the House John Boehner, Romney campaign spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom, and to a panel on the Economy. Hari Sreenivasan utilizes our map center to look at the swing states and the economy, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the day\'s top events.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 29, 2012
      Wednesday, August 29, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 20120829
      8/29/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we come to you live from the Republican National Convention. We examine Hurricane Isaac\'s assault on the Gulf Coast, Marco Rubio and Eric Cantor stop by the NewsHour skybox, a look at the topic of foreign policy, a look at Paul Ryan\'s home state of Wisconsin and a preview of his keynote speech, and analysis from Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, Mark Shields, and David Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, August 30, 2012
      Thursday, August 30, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 20120830
      8/30/12
      0.0
      "Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to Marks Shields and David Brooks for an analysis on Paul Ryan\'s speech, Mitt Romney\'s record and public perceptions of the Republican presidential nominee. Jeff Brown talks to Pew Center\'s Andy Kohut about how voters view Romney. And finally, Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith weigh in on the the likability factor in presidential elections.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: August 28, 2012
      PBS Newshour: August 28, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.28.12
      8/28/12
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      "PBS Newshour: August 28, 2012
    • PBS Newshour: August 27, 2012
      PBS Newshour: August 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.27.12
      8/27/12
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      "PBS Newshour: August 27, 2012
    • Thursday, August 23, 2012
      Thursday, August 23, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.23.12
      8/23/12
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      "Tonight on the program, we examine the state of violence in Syria after UN officials fled the state amidst the continued bloodshed. Also: campaigns battle over future of Medicare, controversy surrounding subpoenaed interviews with suspected former IRA members, talking tweets for the conventions, author Jay Cost on his book "Spoiled Rotten", and Mali\'s culture under threat from Sharia Law.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 22, 2012
      Wednesday, August 22, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.22.12
      8/22/12
      0.0
      "Tonight on the program, we examine news that if the United States does not pass a balanced budget by the end of 2012, the country could face another recession. Also: the presidential campaigns in battleground states, the dangers of Whooping Cough, and author Richard Ford discusses his new novel \'Canada,\' about morality, murder and coming of age.moreless
    • Friday, August 24, 2012
      Friday, August 24, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.24.12
      8/24/12
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      "Tonight on the program, we examine reports of new evidence that Iran has hundreds of underground centrifuges enriching uranium, the key fuel in nuclear reactors. Also: Lance Armstrong drops case against doping charges, deaths of U.S. troops in Afghanistan reaches 2,000, Paul Solman reports on \'Repub-O-Nomics\' in Tampa, Florida, and Shields and Brooks analyze the week\'s top political news.moreless
    • Monday, July 30, 2012
      Monday, July 30, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.30.12
      7/30/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes was faced with 142 charges during an arraignment hearing; we analyze the charges and what separates this case from other shootings. Also: Mitt Romney's words in Israel attempt to sway Jewish voters but frustrate Palestinians, Syrians flee Aleppo, Former Brazilian Preisdent Cardoso, and the Apple/Samsung patent case picks jurors.moreless
    • Friday, July 27, 2012
      Friday, July 27, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.27.12
      7/27/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the slow growth of the U.S. economy and reactions from around the spectrum. Also: Colorado shooter James Holmes allegedly saw a Schizophrenia expert, the Summer Olympics start in London, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's news, and how a murder investigation has affected China's Communist Party.moreless
    • Tuesday, July 31, 2012
      Tuesday, July 31, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.31.12
      7/31/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the Summer Olympic Games, with U.S. athletes achieving records and medals, while many viewers take issue with NBC's airing of the games. Also: the massive power blackout in India, Asian-Americans being targeted as a key voter demographic, humanitarian crisis amidst fighting in Syria, and author Walter Dean Myers says that 'reading is not optional' for children.moreless
    • Tuesday, July 24, 2012
      Tuesday, July 24, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.24.12
      7/24/12
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      Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing presidential campaigns as former governor Mitt Romney and President Obama talk foreign policy experience and policies. Also: ongoing clashes in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Aleppo, Voter ID laws in Pennsylvania threaten to prevent many from voting, Sir Elton John talks his outlook on AIDS, and remembering the first woman in space Sally Ride.moreless
    • Thursday, July 26, 2012
      Thursday, July 26, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.26.12
      7/26/12
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      Tonight on the program, Syrian rebels prepare for a massive military operation aimed at retaking the city of Aleppo. Also: Counting down to the start of the 2012 Olympic Games, what social media users think about Mitt Romney, serving up Asian carp to prevent the species' growth, and examining the effectiveness of the American Disability Act, now 22 years old.moreless
    • Wednesday, July 25, 2012
      Wednesday, July 25, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 07.25.12
      7/25/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the ongoing violence in Syria as the international community tries to discuss ways into pressuring a peace in the country. Also: New mandates for the NOLA police, explaining rapid and massive ice melting in Greenland, world-class art culture in Detroit, Congress goes into recess, and security concerns mount after a schoolboy walked onto a plane without papers.moreless
    • PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
      PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.07.12
      8/7/12
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      PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
    • Thursday, August 9, 2012
      Thursday, August 9, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.09.12
      8/9/12
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      Tonight on the program, we examine the problems in the housing market with climbing foreclosure rates. Also: Candidates tackle welfare on the campaign trail, drilling for natural gas on public land in Utah, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks how to read a law, murder trial in China, and women athletes claiming gold medals at the Olympics, including a win by the U.S. Women in soccer.moreless
    • Thursday, August 2, 2012
      Thursday, August 2, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.02.12
      8/2/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the worsening situation in Syria as UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan stepped down today citing lack of support from the two warring sides in Syria in addition to the UN Security Council. Also: analyzing Mitt Romney's tax plan, highs and low in the Olympics, water wars in California, and why the government bought troubled assets.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 1, 2012
      Wednesday, August 1, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.01.12
      8/1/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine Texas Tea Party favorite Ted Cruz's U.S. Senate GOP primary victory. Also: Ben Bernanke talks why the Fed hasn't intervened to help with the economy yet, Pew reports U.S. cities are economically separated, curbing violence in Chicago, preventative health measures for women take effect under the Affordable Care Act, and remembering author Gore Vidal.moreless
    • Monday, August 6, 2012
      Monday, August 6, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.06.12
      8/6/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the success of the Curiosity rover's landing and what went right in NASA's latest mission to Mars. Also: analyzing the Sikh temple shooting in Oklahoma, Syria's prime minister and several cabinet members defect, food stamps and other bills that Congress left on the table heading into recess, and this summer's heat wave tied into climate change.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 8, 2012
      Tuesday, August 8, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.08.12
      8/7/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the life sentence given to Tucson, Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner after a guilty plea. Also: analyzing campaign fundraising, how boomtowns are struggling to keep up with demand, gymnastics bow out as track and field take front and center in the Olympics, and remembering critics Robert Hughes and Judith Cristmoreless
    • Friday, August 3, 2012
      Friday, August 3, 2012
      Season 2012 - Episode 08.03.12
      8/3/12
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we analyze the recent jobs report that showed improvements in unemployment, but again not at the level people are hoping for. Also: Congress goes on recess with unfinished business, Shields and Brooks discuss the week's top political stories, NASA's Mars Rover 'Curiosity' is due to land early Monday, and how finding your lost iPhone with an app ties into privacy issues.moreless
    • Friday, August 26, 2011
      Friday, August 26, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.26.11
      8/26/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Hurricane Irene bears down on the Eastern Seaboard as residents brace for what could be a historic storm. Also, we get the latest updates from Libya as rebels moved to consolidate recent gains but still met resistance, and we look at the long journey to unveiling for the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Finally, the weekly analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 24, 2011
      Wednesday, August 24, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.24.11
      8/24/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get the latest Libya as the rebels continue to hunt for Moammar Gadhafi, who again vowed victory or "martyrdom." Also, Hurricane Irene bears down on the East Coast and we examine a controversial Alabama immigration law. Finally, we have a report on why nine Sioux tribes are refusing over a billion dollars and we assess the politics of judicial confirmations.moreless
    • Monday, August 22, 2011
      Monday, August 22, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.22.11
      8/22/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get the latest from Libya after a day that saw rebels declare they now control much of Tripoli but Moammar Gadhafi's remains at large. Also, prosecutors file to dismiss charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and we profile an organization looking to up-end the presidential primary process in the U.S. Finally, a view from Karachi amid ethnic tensions.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 30, 2011
      Tuesday, August 30, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.30.11
      8/30/11
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      Tonight on the program, the National Guard airlifts food and supplies to isolated towns in Vermont hit hard by Hurricane Irene. Also, the troubled U.S. housing market got a bit of good news Tuesday as home prices in some cities ticked up last Spring and we get a report from Brazil on how the changing role of women is leading to smaller families. Finally, the poetry of Ernesto Cardenal.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 31, 2011
      Wednesday, August 31, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.31.11
      8/31/11
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      Tonight on the program, more residents evacuated their homes Wednesday as floodwaters from Hurricane Irene continued to ravage parts of the Northeast. Also, we examine what's behind the government's decision to block a major wireless merger and we get the latest on the situation in Libya from two ITN reports. Finally, a look at the lucrative marijuana farming trade and who is reaping the benefits.moreless
    • Thursday, September 1, 2011
      Thursday, September 1, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.01.11
      9/1/11
      0.0
      Economists sifted through a new pile of data Thursday on the state of the U.S. recovery, with some glimmers of hope. Also, world leaders examine how to move forward with the situation in Libya as Moammar Gadhafi remains at large and a new report finds fraud and waste by war contractors. Finally, a look at the impact of presidential candidates who lost and the latest in the Economist Film Project.moreless
    • Monday, August 29, 2011
      Monday, August 29, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.29.11
      8/29/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, cleanup crews pick up the pieces after Hurricane Irene left many Eastern states to face heavy flooding from the weekend's storm. Also, Margaret Warner talks to a reporter in Tripoli as reports emerge that Moammar Gadhafi's family has fled to Algeria, and we look at the controversy surrounding the Tar Sands pipeline. Finally, we examine what new data says about marriage.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 23, 2011
      Tuesday, August 23, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.23.11
      8/23/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get the latest from the heart of the Libyan revolt in Tripoli as the Ghadafi regime begins to slowly unravel. Also, a rare East Coast earthquake could be felt by up to 12 million Americans and we look at the legalities and technicalities of the Dominique Strauss Kahn case. Finally, we examine the benefits and limits of medical marijuana.moreless
    • Thursday, August 18, 2011
      Thursday, August 18, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.18.11
      8/18/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at the volatile global markets as stocks plunged again amid weak economic reports. Also, we report on how one big investor is riding out the big market waves with a calm approach and the U.S. joins other western powers in calling for regime change in Syria. Finally, we examine a new report that highlights an alarming number of children living in poverty.moreless
    • Friday, August 19, 2011
      Friday, August 19, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.19.11
      8/19/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine how wild global market swings could affect U.S.-China relations amid more bad economic news. Also, the White House lays out a new policy to do deal with illegal immigrants and we get the analysis of Ruth Marcus and Michael Gerson. Finally, remembering a major day in Russian history 20 years later.moreless
    • Special Report: America Remembers 9/11
      Special Report: America Remembers 9/11
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.11.11
      9/11/11
      0.0
      The PBS NewsHour's special broadcast coverage entitled "America Remembers 9/11." We report on the three major memorial observances at ground zero in New York City, at the Pentagon near Washington, D.C., and in Shanksville, Pa. and have coverage of President Obama's address to the nation.
    • Friday, September 9, 2011
      Friday, September 9, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.09.11
      9/9/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine how New York and Washington remain on high alert as details of a possible terror plot emerged. Also, President Obama takes his jobs plan to the road and Margaret Warner reports from Cairo on the roots of radical Islam in Egypt. Finally, the weekly analysis of Shields and Brooks and a conversation on how Saudis view the 10th anniversary of 9/11.moreless
    • NewsHour with Jim Lehrer: September 11, 2001
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.10.11
      9/10/11
      0.0
      On the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, we flash back to that night's broadcast which focused on covering the tragic events of that day.
    • Friday, September 2, 2011
      Friday, September 2, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.02.11
      9/2/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we assess the latest jobs report as the president prepares to deliver a major speech on the economy. Also, Paul Solman looks at whether America's jobless can fill employment vacancies when the recession ends and the fallout continues to grow over multiple scandals engulfing college football. Finally, the analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Monday, September 5, 2011
      Monday, September 5, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.05.11
      9/5/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we discuss President Obama's preparation for Jobs speech as 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls debated in South Carolina. On this Labor Day, we also look into the role of Labor unions in the state of the current economy. Also, author/journalist Edward Girardet and a clip from a documentary featuring a NYC kindergarten class who witnessed the WTC attacks, ten years later.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 7, 2011
      Wednesday, September 7, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.07.11
      9/7/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama and his team put the final touches on the jobs plan he will announce to the nation Thursday. Also, we sit down with White House Chief Counterterrorism Adviser John Brennan to discuss the strength of al-Qaida and crews in Texas race to battle raging wildfires. Finally, we get a report on security suspects at shopping malls and preview tonight's GOP debate.moreless
    • Special Report: Obama's Jobs Address
      Special Report: Obama's Jobs Address
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.09.11
      9/8/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, emergency officials ordered 100,000 residents to move away from rising rivers in Pennsylvania and New York on Thursday, as massive flooding swept through the Northeast. Also, President Obama addresses a joint session of Congress hoping to spur job growth and we get analysis of the president's speech from political editor David Chalian and two economists.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 6, 2011
      Tuesday, September 6, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.06.11
      9/6/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we talk with Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe about the United States Postal Service's danger of default. President Obama's approval rating has hit its lowest ever days before his jobs speech. Also, how skyscrapers design has changed since 9/11, Europe's economic troubles, and concerns over Wikileaks' latest release of U.S. diplomatic cables.moreless
    • Monday, July 25, 2011
      Monday, July 25, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.25.11
      7/25/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, dueling proposals emerge from GOP and Democratic lawmakers on how to deal with the deficit as President Obama prepares to address the nation. Also, we get the latest from Norway and examine if political extremism has returned to Europe and we talk to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. Finally, we get a report from Somalia on the growing humanitarian crisis.moreless
    • Tuesday, July 26, 2011
      Tuesday, July 26, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.26.11
      7/26/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, with much talk but little movement on debt talks in Washington, we examine the entrenchment and weigh how markets are likely to respond if the crisis continues. Also, we look at a new study on housing numbers for minorities and get a report on the growing rift between Ireland and the Vatican. Finally, Paul Solman reports on one program turning convicts into graduates.moreless
    • Wednesday, July 27, 2011
      Wednesday, July 27, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.27.11
      7/27/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the knocks against House Speaker John Boehner's plan for solving the debt crisis hit hurdles Wednesday but more conservatives were coming on board by day's end. Also, we look at the revival of talks between the UAW and automakers, and Ray Suarez gets an update on the turmoil in Libya. Finally, Paul Solman reports on the economic potential of college classes for convicts.moreless
    • Friday, July 29, 2011
      Friday, July 29, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.29.11
      7/29/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, David Chalian discusses the Senate's next move in the debt ceiling crisis. We talk to Josette Sheeran of the U.N.'s World Food Program about the famine in Somalia. Mark Shields and Michael Gerson talk the politics of the week, and Ray Suarez talks to author Matthew Algeo about President Grover Cleveland's secret cancer surgery.moreless
    • August 2, 2011
      August 2, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.02.11
      8/2/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Jeffrey Brown talks to guests about what happens now after the debt ceiling crisis has been averted. We discuss how a budget impasse is continuing to affect the FAA and how Muslim-Americans are said to have a 'rosier' attitude in the United States. Also, Utah's new health care exchange and the continuing famine plaguing Somalia.moreless
    • August 1, 2011
      August 1, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.01.11
      8/1/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we explore how a debt-ceiling compromise is playing out in Washington and on Wall Street, plus the latest on Syria's uprising and new details about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden.
    • Friday, July 15, 2011
      Friday, July 15, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.15.11
      7/15/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama says lawmakers are "running out time" to make a deal and urges Congress to put politics aside. Also, we talk to two Governors who urge Washington to find compromise and we examine California's tough choices ahead in regards to prisons. Finally, we get the analysis of Shields and Brooks and the U.S. women's soccer team Sets its sights on the World Cup.moreless
    • Thursday, July 14, 2011
      Thursday, July 14, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.14.11
      7/14/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get the latest on the stalled debt and deficit talks in Washington as Wall Street analysts issue dire warning if the nation defaults. Also, the Pentagon maps out its newest battle in cyber space and we examine the new reporting requirement for gun dealers along the U.S.-Mexico border. Finally, we get the latest in our documentary series with the Economist Film Project.moreless
    • Thursday, July 7, 2011
      Thursday, July 7, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.07.11
      7/7/11
      0.0
      High-level lawmakers said Thursday's meeting at the White House marks the beginning of the end game in reaching a final deal on the deficit. Also, we examine the fallout from the phone hacking scandal at London's News of the World and President Obama changes course on condolence letters for suicides in the military. Finally, we look at the impact of a hall fame NFL player off of the field.moreless
    • Friday, July 22, 2011
      Friday, July 22, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.22.11
      7/22/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Norway faces a day of horror after a bombing and shooting kill at least 16 people. Also, we examine the perils for children in Somalia as a food crisis deepens and we get the latest on the debt and deficit talks that hit a major speed bump Friday. Finally, we get the analysis of Shields and Brooks and a reporter offers a rare look inside Syria.moreless
    • Thursday, July 21, 2011
      Thursday, July 21, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 07.21.11
      7/21/11
      0.0
      Mixed signals come out of Washington as to whether progress is being made over reaching a deal to raise the U.S. debt ceiling before the Aug. 2 deadline. Also, we look at the devastating consequences of soaring food prices in Indonesia and examine the last chapter for the book giant Borders. Finally, an excerpt from a land dispute film out of Zimbabwe and a book conversation with Robin Wright.moreless
    • August 3, 2011
      August 3, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.03.11
      8/3/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we talk with guests on how the global economy has been suffering around the world and historians analyze if anything like this has happened before. Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak denied all charges in his corruption trial and a drought continues to plague the midwest. Also, we look at how online streaming has affected the way we watch movies and other media.moreless
    • Friday, August 12, 2011
      Friday, August 12, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.12.11
      8/12/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine a wild week on Wall Street that saw huge fluctuations in the market. Also, Gwen Ifill reports from Iowa as GOP candidates take part in the state's highly-anticipated straw poll and we get the analysis of Mark Shields and Rich Lowry. Finally, Tom Bearden reports on the struggles of post offices across the U.S. as budget cuts loom.moreless
    • Thursday, August 11, 2011
      Thursday, August 11, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.11.11
      8/11/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine what's behind the stock market's wild week as momentum shifted again Thursday. Also, as GOP candidates compete in a presidential debate in Iowa, Texas Gov. Rick Perry enters the race, and we get a report from the riots in Britain. Finally, we highlight the border ceremony between India and Pakistan and profile the administrator of Medicare and Medicaid.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 9, 2011
      Tuesday, August 9, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.09.11
      8/9/11
      0.0
      It was a day of whiplash on Wall Street, with markets ending way up after a wild day of trading and a gloomy forecast by the Fed. Also, we examine what's causing the raging riots in London and get a rare, inside look at life in Syria. Finally, we profile Girl Up, a United Nations foundation that helps teens empower peers around the globe. All that and more on tonight's NewsHour.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 10, 2011
      Wednesday, August 10, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.10.11
      8/10/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, what went up Tuesday came down Wednesday as U.S. stocks tumbled again amid fears of a global recession. Also, we get the latest on the riots spreading through Britain and Wisconsin Republicans hang on after a statewide recall vote. Finally, we look at the efforts by New York City high schools to boost graduations and a working-class poet is named the nation's next laureate.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 17, 2011
      Wednesday, August 17, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.17.11
      8/17/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama wraps up a Midwest bus tour with a promise to lay out a new jobs plan after Labor Day. Also, we talk to a reporter just back from Egypt about the status of the revolt six months on and Paul Solman takes a second look at income inequality in the U.S. Finally, we have a book discussion with an author who got a rare insiders look at the lives of Somali pirates.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 16, 2011
      Tuesday, August 16, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.16.11
      8/16/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at how Europe's economic woes could affect both the U.S. and the global economy. Also, the latest uptick in violence in Iraq sparks new fears of instability and we get a report from Japan five months after the tsunami. Finally, Paul Solman examines the growing income inequality gap and we discuss Google's bid to buy Motorola.moreless
    • Monday, August 15, 2011
      Monday, August 15, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.15.11
      8/15/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, after a whirlwind few days in Iowa propelled campaign 2012 into high gear, political editor David Chalian and Gwen Ifill assess what lies ahead for candidates. Also, we get the latest in the fight for Libya as rebels make advances and we get a report on how Norway is confronting its trauma. Finally, actress Cate Blanchette describes her return to the stage in "Uncle Vanya."moreless
    • Monday, August 8, 2011
      Monday, August 8, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.08.11
      8/8/11
      0.0
      Stocks plummet on Wall Street and around the world, as President Obama tries to reassure investors that the U.S. continues to be a "AAA country." Also, we get the latest on a helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 30 Americans and seven Afghans and the president orders a revamp of 'No Child Left Behind.' Finally, the Atlanta school system starts a new school year under a cloud of scandal.moreless
    • August 5, 2011
      August 5, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.05.11
      8/5/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we discuss how a bright-looking jobs report will affect a struggling U.S. economy. Also, New Orleans police officers are found guilty of two post-Hurricane Katrina murders. Mark Shields and Ross Douthat discuss the political news of the week; and Fred de Sam Lazaro takes a look at Indian women acting as pregnancy surrogates for American parents.moreless
    • August 4, 2011
      August 4, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 08.04.11
      8/4/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we discuss the largest drop on Wall Street since the financial crisis of 2008. Congress passed a temporary deal restoring funding the FAA; how will it work in the long run? Also, how cybersecurity is affected in the wake of a five-year hacking discovery, finding surrogate parents in India, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks his plan to help minority children.moreless
    • Monday, September 12, 2011
      Monday, September 12, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.12.11
      9/12/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama sends his jobs bill to Capitol Hill and once again presses lawmakers to pass it right away. Also, we examine what the expected layoffs at Bank of America mean for the economy and we report on a new trial that is offerering some early promise for tackling Alzheimer's disease. Finally, Margaret Warner details Egyptian unrest following months of revolution.moreless
    • By The People: What's Next California?
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.12.11
      9/12/11
      0.0
      Hosted by The PBS NewsHour's Judy Woodruff, "By The People: What's Next California?" follows the gathering of a representative sample of 412 registered California voters in Torrance for the state's first-ever Deliberative Poll in June 2011. Weekend discussions and results of the before-and-after poll on key issues facing the state were captured and are presented for viewers.moreless
    • Monday, October 17, 2011
      Monday, October 17, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.17.11
      10/17/11
      0.0
      As anti Wall Street protests spread across the globe, we examine some of the potential implications of the growing movement. Also, we look at how Super PACs and the influx of outside money could alter the 2012 political landscape and what new consumer protections will mean for cell phone users. Finally, we have an author conversation on the cocaine addictions of two medical revolutionaries.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 18, 2011
      Tuesday, October 18, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.18.11
      10/18/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine an Israeli soldier's release from Palestine and the aftermath of the exchange. Hillary Clinton made an impromptu visit to Tripoli urging the transitional government to bring democracy to the post-Gadhafi country. Also, the solar industry in the wake of the Solyndra controversy, treating Malaria in Africa, and author Rebecca Love Kourlis talks civil courts.moreless
    • Thursday, October 20, 2011
      Thursday, October 20, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.20.11
      10/20/11
      0.0
      Deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was killed after forces gained control of his stronghold in Sirte. We get reactions from across the globe and examine what the death means for President Obama and the NATO-led air campaign. Also, we get a report from Japan on the effort to predict the next big earthquake and owe look at the controversy surrounding new prostate screenings for men.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 19, 2011
      Wednesday, October 19, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.19.11
      10/19/11
      0.0
      Riots erupted in Athens, Greece, Wednesday as thousands protested another round of tax hikes and spending cuts. Also, we examine Tuesday's feisty GOP debate in Las Vegas and what it means going forward for Republican candidates and we take a look at the impact for seniors after a rise in social security benefits passed. Finally, we look at one man's effort to bridge Brazil's digital divide.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 12, 2011
      Wednesday, October 12, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.12.11
      10/12/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of the Senate voting down President Obama's jobs bill. The latest GOP debate saw Mitt Romney and Herman Cain stand out; and the Supreme Court hears a case about the right for jails to strip search. Also, we take a look at the Georgia Works jobs bill program, United Auto Workers's new labor contract, and Egyptian novelist Alaa Al Aswanymoreless
    • Tuesday, October 11, 2011
      Tuesday, October 11, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.11.11
      10/11/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we discuss the alleged terror plot to assassinate the Saudi and Israeli ambassadors to the United States. We analyze the beginning of the trial of the "underwear bomber" from Christmas Day 2009 as well as the Senate voting down President Obama's jobs bill. Also, Pennsylvania schools struggling in the economy, ex-French resistance fighter Stephane Hessel, and women at war.moreless
    • Thursday, October 13, 2011
      Thursday, October 13, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.13.11
      10/13/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the United States' careful approach to building a case against Iran after an assassination attempt against the Saudi ambassador. South Korean President Lee visits the White House in the wake of a new trade agreement. Also, Alabama's controversial new immigration law, the mystery behind the Black Death solved, and a possible cure for Alzheimer's in Colombia.moreless
    • Friday, October 14, 2011
      Friday, October 14, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.14.11
      10/14/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine how both the Republicans and Democrats are letting the jobs crisis dominate their political agendas. A controversial Ohio bill restricts collective bargaining rights for union workers. Typhoon season in Thailand has caused massive flooding. Shields and Brooks wrap up the week's political news and we examine a renown Kansas City architect.moreless
    • Friday, October 28, 2011
      Friday, October 28, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.28.11
      10/28/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine whether recent market gains and the best month on Wall Street in years will be able to counter job losses for the economy. Also, Paul Solman reports from Alabama on the economic impact of a controversial new immigration law and we have a book conversation with Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson and the weekly analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Monday, October 31, 2011
      Monday, October 31, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.31.11
      10/31/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we sit down with GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain who tells Judy Woodruff that allegations he sexually harassed two women were "baffling." Also, we examine what the renewed violence in Afghanistan could mean for U.S. withdrawal plans and we get a report on the shortage of prescription drugs in America. Finally, a new book offers fresh insight into the Madoff scandal.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      Wednesday, October 26, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.26.11
      10/26/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's proposal to ease the burden of college debt for graduates and the implications it could have for the broader economy. Also, European leaders call an emergency meeting in Brussels over the future of the Euro and we have a newsmaker conversation with the president of the UAW. Finally, a conversation on the alleged benefits of income inequality.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 25, 2011
      Tuesday, October 25, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.25.11
      10/25/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, GOP hopeful and Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveils his flat-tax proposal as he tries to reignite his presidential campaign. Also, deposed Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi and his son are buried in a secret desert location and we examine the new CDC recommendations for boys to get the HPV vaccine. Finally, we get an update on the massive floods in Thailand's capital of Bangkok.moreless
    • Monday, September 26, 2011
      Monday, September 26, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.26.11
      9/26/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, global markets rally as hope begins to emerge for a Greek bailout. Also, we look at how the Putin-Medvedev job switch in Russia will effect relations with the West and examine the latest Congressional battle over disaster relief. Finally, we have a book conversation on 'Millennials' in America and get a report on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's first 100 days in office in Chicago.moreless
    • Thursday, September 22, 2011
      Thursday, September 22, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.22.11
      9/22/11
      0.0
      Markets plunge around the world Thursday amid mounting fears of a global economic recession. Also, we get a report on the efforts of one Texas city to rebuild itself after a natural disaster and examine Turkey's efforts to boost its profile in the Middle East. Finally, the latest in our collaboration with the Economist Film Project and disaster aid sits at the center of a Congressional battle.moreless
    • Friday, September 23, 2011
      Friday, September 23, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.23.11
      9/23/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine where Mideast peace talks stand after a week in New York that saw Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas submit a formal request for U.N. membership. Also, President Obama aims to revamp pieces of No Child Left Behind, and we recap and assess the winners and losers from Thursday's GOP presidential debate. Finally, the analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      Wednesday, September 28, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.28.11
      9/28/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we talk to the Center of Disease Control's director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, about the recent deadly outbreak of Listeria in cantaloupes. Fighting continues around Moammar Gadhafi's hometown in Libya and we examine health issues related to economic inequality in America. Also, Chris Christie, debates about Social Security, and author Russell Banks.moreless
    • Thursday, September 15, 2011
      Thursday, September 15, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.15.11
      9/15/11
      0.0
      House Speaker John Boehner offers his first major response to President Obama's jobs plan in a speech. Also, Margaret Warner reports from Egypt on the nation's young revolutionaries and their spirit since the fall of former President Hosni Mubarak, and a Marine's action in Afghanistan earns him the Medal of Honor. Finally, we profile a photographer who has captured the everyday response to 9/11.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 14, 2011
      Wednesday, September 14, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.14.11
      9/14/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the fallout for President Obama and his party after Democrats lost a House seat in New York they had long held. Also, federal loans to a failed solar-panel company comes under scrutiny in Congress and the U.N. prepares for a showdown vote on Palestinian statehood. Finally, Margaret Warner reports on the political power of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 13, 2011
      Tuesday, September 13, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.13.11
      9/13/11
      0.0
      We get the latest from Kabul after insurgents targeted the U.S. Embassy and NATO headquarters in coordinated assaults on Afghanistan's capital. Also, we look at what's in the jobs bill President Obama is aiming to sell to the public, and new census figures show a record number of Americans living in poverty. Finally, a book conversation with Jim Lehrer on moderating presidential debates.moreless
    • Friday, September 16, 2011
      Friday, September 16, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.16.11
      9/16/11
      0.0
      Europe's economic leaders struggled anew Friday to find a way toward a rescue plan for troubled nations and aid for vulnerable banks. Also, Margaret Warner reports on Egypt's sluggish post-revolution economy and we get the analysis of Brooks and Marcus. Finally, we sit down with former Vice President Dick Cheney to discuss his new memoir and the have latest in our Economist Film Project series.moreless
    • Monday, September 19, 2011
      Monday, September 19, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.19.11
      9/19/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's proposal for $1.5 trillion in new taxes as part of a plan to reduce the deficit by $3 trillion over 10 years. Also, political turmoil boils over in Yemen as renewed bloodshed sparks international outrage and we report on the impact of gray wolves returning to Yellowstone Park. Finally, we talk to Taylor Branch about big money in college sports.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 21, 2011
      Wednesday, September 21, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.21.11
      9/21/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at the U.S. standing in the Middle East as the Palestinian statehood issue takes center stage at the United Nations. Also, Iran frees two American hikers that were being held since 2009 and we get the latest from Libya where battles continue to rage in Moammar Gadhafi's hometown. Finally, a look at growing income inequality and a conversation with Denzel Washington.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 20, 2011
      Tuesday, September 20, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.20.11
      9/20/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a former Afghan president in charge of negotiating with the Taliban was killed Tuesday by a suicide bomber posing as a peace envoy. Also, we examine the details of a controversial death penalty case in Georgia and the Pentagon officially lifts a ban on gays serving openly in military. Finally, a report on an opera that chronicles love amid the tragedy of 9/11.moreless
    • Friday, October 7, 2011
      Friday, October 7, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.07.11
      10/7/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the controversial panel recommendation that suggests prostate specific antigen tests do more harm than good. We continue our interviews with 2012 Republican presidential contenders with former Mass. governor Mitt Romney. Also, Paul Solman talks unemployment and Shields and Brooks discuss the week's top political news.moreless
    • Thursday, October 6, 2011
      Thursday, October 6, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.06.11
      10/6/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama goes on the offensive and urges GOP lawmakers to support his jobs bill. Also, we examine what the future could hold for the world of technology a day after the death of Steve Jobs, and we get an excerpt from a documentary that goes inside the ICC. Finally, the story of a boat that took Ernest Hemingway out to sea as told by the author of a new biography.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
      Tuesday, October 4, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.04.11
      10/4/11
      0.0
      New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces he will not join the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Also, one of the deadliest bomb attacks ever in Somalia targets the Ministry of Education and we examine rising CEO compensation in a week economy. Finally, how three U.S. physicists won the Nobel Prize for discovering that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 5, 2011
      Wednesday, October 5, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.05.11
      10/5/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Democrats propose raising a tax on millionaires to help fund President Obama's jobs plan. Also, we report on the budding Occupy Wall Street movement from the protesters' base camp and sit down with Google CEO Eric Schmidt. Finally, we look at the struggle to treat mentally ill patients in Liberia and hear the poetry Philip Schultz.moreless
    • Monday, October 3, 2011
      Monday, October 3, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 10.03.11
      10/3/11
      0.0
      A growing protest movement across the U.S. vowed to turn up the heat on Wall Street and forces they say are fueling inequality. Also, we look at the violent stalemate in Syria and report on a Senate bill aimed at punishing China for currency manipulation. Finally, we preview the busy Supreme Court docket and get a report from India on how school lunches are hoping to curb child malnutrition.moreless
    • Friday, September 30, 2011
      Friday, September 30, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.30.11
      9/30/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the legalities surrounding the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen, in Yemen. Also, we look at what's behind Bank of America's decision to charge for debit card use and we profile legendary actress Rito Moreno. Finally, Admiral Mike Mullen retires after leaving his mark on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and we get the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, September 29, 2011
      Thursday, September 29, 2011
      Season 2011 - Episode 09.29.11
      9/29/11
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, German lawmakers voted to beef up a European rescue fund, easing investors' fears around the world. Also, Margaret Warner gets an update on the Arab Spring and the moods in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, and we talk to GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich. Finally, we look at the dramatic end to the baseball season and get the latest in our Economist Film Project series.moreless
    • Wednesday, February 10, 2010
      Wednesday, February 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.09.10
      2/9/10
      0.0
      The second major snowstorm in less than a week pounds the East Coast, closing the federal government for a third straight day and leaving many without power. Also on the program, the Afghan government and the U.S. look to engage the Taliban and health experts take a fresh look at how some mental illnesses are diagnosed. Finally, a salsa star returns to music after his stint in politics.moreless
    • Monday, February 8, 2010
      Monday, February 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.07.10
      2/7/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at the latest appeal by President Obama for bipartisanship and the return of Sarah Palin to the national stage. Also, Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing efforts in Haiti to rebuild its government and a look at a medical checklist that might be able to save more than lives. Finally, the Saints go marching home to New Orleans, a city still relishing a super victory.moreless
    • Friday, February 5, 2010
      Friday, February 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.04.10
      2/4/10
      0.0
      The economy shed 20,000 jobs last month, but there were new signs of growth as unemployment in the U.S. dips down to 9.7 percent. Also on the program, a look at the growing costs of health care and Shields and Brooks assess the power shifts on Capitol Hill. Finally, a Reagan adviser backs the budget reforms laid out by President Obma and a Haitian poet reflects on the earthquake.moreless
    • Thursday, February 4, 2010
      Thursday, February 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.04.10
      2/3/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the U.S. Senate welcomes a new member as Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is officially confirmed to fill the seat of the late Edward Kennedy. Also, Toyota faces a federal probe over brake problems in the Prius and Ray Suarez returns from his reporting trip to Haiti. Finally, Paul Solman looks to make sense of the economy with stand-up comedy.moreless
    • Wednesday, February 3, 2010
      Wednesday, February 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.02.10
      2/3/10
      0.0
      The Obama administration steps up its defense of how it handles terror cases as the suspect in the attempted Christmas Day bombing incident speaks to authorities again. Also, Haiti scrambles to find shelter for quake survivors and we get two perspectives on how the White House plans to help small businesses. Finally, a story of how theatre is helping soldiers cope with PTSD.moreless
    • Tuesday, February 2, 2010
      Tuesday, February 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.01.10
      2/1/10
      0.0
      Civilian and uniformed leaders weigh in on lifting the ban on gays in the U.S. military at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill. Also on the program, we look at the future of NASA in light of the proposed FY 2011 fiscal budget and three weeks after the earthquake in Haiti, the U.N. says the situation remains volatile. Finally, a look at how technology is reshaping warfare.moreless
    • Monday, February 1, 2010
      Monday, February 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.31.10
      1/31/10
      0.0
      President Obama pitches a 2011 budget. Toyota finds a fix for faulty gas pedals. In Haiti, aid workers worry about adoptions after Americans are detained. And medical marijuana comes in for regulation. Finally, a former CIA operative talks about leaderless al-Qaida.
    • Tuesday, February 9, 2010
      Tuesday, February 9, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.08.10
      2/9/10
      0.0
      First Lady Michelle Obama sits down for an interview with Jim Lehrer on the importance of raising awareness on childhood obesity. Also on the program, two reports on the struggles for Toyota as the automaker recalls more of its cars and we look at lingering financial problems in the European Union because of Greek debt.moreless
    • Thursday, February 11, 2010
      Thursday, February 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.10.10
      2/10/10
      0.0
      While marking the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declares Iran now has the capacity to produce weapons-grade nuclear fuel. Also on the program, we go inside the profit puzzle of investment behemoth Goldman Sachs and the White House touts new employment figures. Finally, the East Coast begins to dig out after record snowfall.moreless
    • Tuesday, February 23, 2010
      Tuesday, February 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.22.10
      2/22/10
      0.0
      Congress gets its first crack at embattled automaker Toyota over problems with uncontrolled acceleration. Also on the program, we get the latest on gays and lesbians in the military and the response from the Pentagon. Also, the Supreme Court gears up for a case that pits national security against freedom of speech, and finally we take an intimate look at a family redefined.moreless
    • Monday, February 22, 2010
      Monday, February 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.21.10
      2/21/10
      0.0
      President Obama releases his version of what he hopes a health care reform bill would look like as the White House gears up for a bipartisan summit. Also on the program, we get an update from the offensive in Afghanistan; new documents shed light onto the safety troubles at Toyota and a profile of a man revolutionizing the way math is taught around the world. Finally, we remember Alexander Haig.moreless
    • Friday, February 19, 2010
      Friday, February 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.18.10
      2/18/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, American and Afghan forces make new efforts to root out resistance in a key Taliban town. We get the latest news and analysis of how the offensive has worked so far. Also, Shields and Brooks sort through the top stories of the week and look at two major stories in the world of sports, the apology of golfer Tiger Woods and the Winter Olympics in Vancouver.moreless
    • Thursday, February 18, 2010
      Thursday, February 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.17.10
      2/17/10
      0.0
      President Obama signs an executive order setting up a bipartisan commission to tackle the federal deficit. Also on the program, the Dalai Lama visits Washington and we get an update on the earthquake in Haiti. Finally, a report on some hi-tech wheelchairs being sent to Third World countries and Paul Solman discusses the TARP with the former head of the FDIC.moreless
    • Tuesday, February 16, 2010
      Tuesday, February 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.15.10
      2/16/10
      0.0
      The offensive against Taliban resistance advances as U.S. Marines pushed deeper into southern Afghanistan. Also on the program, we look at the significance of the capture of a top Taliban commander and Egypt looks to redefine recycling. Finally, we get reports on the sour political mood in Washington for incumbents and the growing financial problems in Europe.moreless
    • Monday, February 15, 2010
      Monday, February 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.04.10
      2/14/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, American and British forces continue their push on the Taliban stronghold of Marjah in southern Afghanistan. Also, Vice President Biden and former Vice President Dick Cheney lock horns over terror trial policy, police checkpoints meet rising skepticism and a look at the safety of athletes at the Winter Olympics. Finally, remembering poet Lucille Clifton.moreless
    • Friday, February 12, 2010
      Friday, February 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.11.10
      2/11/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a look at the rising public anger directed at lawmakers in Washington as the mid-term election year begins in earnest. Also, we get the analysis of columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks and examine the role of the federal government in the success of investing giant Goldman Sachs. Finally, we profile a snowboarder who beat the odds to make it the Olympics in Vancouver.moreless
    • Friday, January 29, 2010
      Friday, January 29, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.29.10
      1/28/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama meets with Congressional Republicans today in Baltimore to discuss political differences in a rare debate. Also, we get the analysis of Shields and Brooks and officials contemplate moving the trial of the alleged 9/11 mastermind out of New York City. Finally, Ray Suarez reports on the brutally simple realities of the economy in Haiti.moreless
    • Thursday, January 28, 2010
      Thursday, January 28, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.27.10
      1/27/10
      0.0
      President Obama hits the road to test out his new focus on jobs and the economy. Also on the program, we get four takes on the State of the Union address and what it means for the Obama administration going forward. Also, Ben Bernanke is confirmed for a second term at the Fed and we hear from the President of Haiti on how the struggling nation is coping. Finally, author J.D. Salinger dies at 91.moreless
    • Wednesday, January 27, 2010
      Wednesday, January 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.26.10
      1/26/10
      0.0
      President Obama prepares to deliver his first State of the Union address tonight. Also on the program, an interview with White House adviser David Axelrod, the analysis of Shields and Brooks and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner defends the bailout of AIG on Capitol Hill. Finally, Paul Solman explains how interest rates are set, with a little help from economic country musician Merle Hazard.moreless
    • Thursday, January 14, 2010
      Thursday, January 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.14.10
      1/13/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, former President Clinton talks to Jim Lehrer about the international effort aimed at helping Haiti recover from their devastating earthquake. Also, we get a report on Haitian-Americans and how they are coping with uncertainties and communication difficulties. Finally, President Obama announces a tax on banks to recoup TARP funds.moreless
    • Wednesday, January 13, 2010
      Wednesday, January 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.12.10
      1/12/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, thousands are feared dead in Haiti after an earthquake leveled infrastructure and left much of the country in ruins. We get perspectives from a journalist in Port-au-Prince, a United Nations staffer in charge of humanitarian efforts and recap day one after the quake. Also, Congress presses bankers for answers to crisis and Google threatens to pullout from China.moreless
    • Monday, January 11, 2010
      Monday, January 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.11.10
      1/10/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the legal battle over gay marriage in California reaches a federal court and the Supreme Court revisits a clause about confrontation in the courtroom. Also, Senate Democrats wrangle over taxing high-value insurance plans and late night comedy braces for another shakeup. Finally, we get a report on a fragile state looking to rebound with the help of the private sector.moreless
    • Friday, January 8, 2010
      Friday, January 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.07.10
      1/7/10
      0.0
      More Americans are losing jobs and even more are giving up hope on finding them, according to the latest unemployment report. Also on the program, we look at the arraignment of the Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up an airliner on Christmas Day and examine how well intelligence is being gathered. Finally, Shields and Brooks assess retirements in the U.S. Senate and review the week.moreless
    • Thursday, January 7, 2010
      Thursday, January 7, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.06.10
      1/6/10
      0.0
      The official story of how the airline bomb plot eluded U.S. security is made public and President Obama orders changes on how to handle future threats. Also on the program, health officials continue the fight against the H1N1 flu and we examine the relationship between violence and professional sports. Finally, we take a look at the influence of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.moreless
    • Wednesday, January 6, 2010
      Wednesday, January 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.06.10
      1/5/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, two veteran Democratic senators announce they be stepping down after this year. Also, we examine how President Obama has handled crises in his first year and take a closer look at what the Yemen terrorism connections mean for Guantanamo detainees. And finally we profile the man being dubbed the new arts chief of Washington.moreless
    • Tuesday, January 5, 2010
      Tuesday, January 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.05.10
      1/4/10
      0.0
      President Obama tells U.S. security chiefs that an attempted airliner bomb attack was the result of a screw up by intelligence agencies. Also on the program, an alleged double agent in the CIA is believed to have been the suicide bomber in Afghanistan last week, and we examine whether 2010 could bring yet another economic recession. Finally, National Geographic uncovers treasures close to home.moreless
    • Friday, January 15, 2010
      Friday, January 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.15.10
      1/14/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, death toll estimates in Haiti more than double as survivors appeal to the world for relief. Also, we talk to the Haitian ambassador to the U.S. and find out how humanitarian organizations are struggling to get relief to survivors. Finally, we look at a closer than expected Senate race in Massachusetts and get the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Monday, January 18, 2010
      Monday, January 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.17.10
      1/17/10
      0.0
      More troops and more aid reach Haiti, but many remain desperate as distribution problems and fears of violence persist. Also on the program, we speak with the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti and get a report on how text messaging is helping to raise big donations for survivors. Finally, a surprising Senate race goes down to the wire and a look at the movement sparked by the civil rights era.moreless
    • State of the Union
      State of the Union
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.27.10
      1/27/10
      0.0
      President Obama addressed issues of the economy, foreign policy and health care during his State of the Union address, while acknowledging the criticism he has faced in recent weeks
    • Tuesday, January 26, 2010
      Tuesday, January 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.25.10
      1/25/10
      0.0
      The deficit takes center stage as the CBO warns that rising federal debt could strangle the economy. Also on the program, we get reactions from lawmakers to an expected spending freeze on some federal programs and look at the state of health care in the battered nation of Haiti. Finally, the U.S. government gets a failing grade for its ability to respond to a WMD attack.moreless
    • Monday, January 25, 2010
      Monday, January 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.24.10
      1/24/10
      0.0
      President Obama offers a small peak into what he is expected to say at the State of the Union address on Wednesday. Also on the program, Ray Suarez reports on the obstacles facing U.N. workers in Haiti, and we take a look at the evolving nature of al-Qaida. Finally, the growing threat of Asian carp in the Great Lakes and we explore the links between music and politics in Russia.moreless
    • Friday, January 22, 2010
      Friday, January 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.21.10
      1/22/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get a report from a hospital in the Dominican Republic where many Haitians have fled across the border in hopes of survival. Also, we look at the remarkable week in politics with Wall Street Journal economics editor David Wessel and hear the analysis of columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks. Finally, the growing U.S.-China dispute over free access to the Internet.moreless
    • Thursday, January 21, 2010
      Thursday, January 21, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.20.10
      1/20/10
      0.0
      In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court overturns decades of limits on corporate and labor union campaign contributions. We take a look at what the decision will mean for political campaigns in the future. Also on the program, we sit down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and get the latest on the ongoing recovery efforts in Haiti.moreless
    • Wednesday, January 20, 2010
      Wednesday, January 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.19.10
      1/19/10
      0.0
      Political shockwaves rippled outward from Massachusetts today as Republican Scott Brown won a special senate election to fill the seat vacated by the late Edward Kennedy. Also on the program, aftershocks rock Haiti and the New York Times announces it will begin charging for their online content. Finally, TSA looks into new screening techniques at airports to prevent terrorism.moreless
    • Tuesday, January 19, 2010
      Tuesday, January 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.18.10
      1/18/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at the high-profile role the U.S. Military is playing in the relief effort in Haiti as the pleas for quick action grow more urgent. Also, a report on the competition states are having over education money about to become available through the federal stimulus and experts weigh in on the successes and failures of President Obama after his first year in office.moreless
    • Wednesday, February 24, 2010
      Wednesday, February 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.24.10
      2/23/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, troubles intensify for Toyota as executives of the company are grilled on Capitol Hill for a second day. Also, we sit down with Treasury Secretary Ray LaHood and lawmakers take action on a scaled-back employment bill amid signs of a continuing weak recovery. Finally, we take a closer look at the generation known as Millennials and see the lights of Vancouver.moreless
    • Thursday, February 25, 2010
      Thursday, February 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.25.10
      2/24/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, battle lines emerge as the long-awaited health care summit got underway in Washington. We discuss politics of the meeting and whether any consensus was reached. Also, Japan responds to the tears and apology of Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda and political storms gather in the nation of Turkey. Finally, we explore the relationship between the Greek economy and Wall Street.moreless
    • Friday, February 26, 2010
      Friday, February 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 02.25.10
      2/25/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, after fresh violence rocks Kabul, we talk with Army Brigadier Gen. Ben Hodges about coalition strategies in the region. Also, Mark Shields and David Brooks sort through the top political stories of the week and we take a look at the history of reconciliation in the Senate. Finally, we examine the emotional toll of joblessness and get an update from the Winter Olympics.moreless
    • Wednesday, April 7, 2010
      Wednesday, April 7, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.06.10
      4/6/10
      0.0
      The Upper Big Branch Coal Mine in West Virginia remains the scene of anxious activity as rescue crews continue their search for four missing miners. Also on the program, turmoil erupts in Kyrgyzstan and we get an update on the effort to change troubled schools in New Orleans. Finally, we look at the implications of a court decision on regulating the Internet and hear a success story out of Africa.moreless
    • Tuesday, April 6, 2010
      Tuesday, April 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.05.10
      4/5/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, officials in West Virginia say the effort to find four missing coal miners will take time as the death toll rises to 25 after an explosion on Monday. Also, the Obama administration rolls out its nuclear weapons strategy and Paul Solman reports on the movement to move money out of big banks and into smaller ones. Finally, we get an update on the uptick of violence in Iraq.moreless
    • Monday, April 5, 2010
      Monday, April 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.04.10
      4/4/10
      0.0
      A deadly series of bombings rock northwest Pakistan, including an assault on the U.S. consulate in Peshawar. Also on the program, Vatican officials remain on the defensive over allegations of sexual abuse in the church and we examine what the iPad and a slump in Silicon Valley could mean for the future of technology. Finally, a documentary looks to unlock Arab stories in the Holocaust.moreless
    • Friday, April 2, 2010
      Friday, April 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.01.10
      4/1/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the U.S. economy shows new signs of life as the latest job numbers indicate that employers added 162,000 jobs in March. Also, we look at the struggle for state governments to pay unemployment benefits and get a report on the ongoing legal battle over who owns genetic research. Finally, we hear the analysis of columnists Mark Shield and David Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, April 1, 2010
      Thursday, April 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.31.10
      3/31/10
      0.0
      Jim Lehrer talks to National Security Advisor, Retired U.S. Marine General Jim Jones about his recent trip to Afghanistan and charges of corruption inside the Karzai government. Also, legal challenges begin to mount over the constitutionality of the new health care reform law and we get a report on how Peru is fighting AIDS. Finally, poet David Mason reflects on a violent labor struggle.moreless
    • Wednesday, March 31, 2010
      Wednesday, March 31, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.30.10
      3/30/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama ends a 20 year-old ban on offshore drilling. We talk to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Sen. Ben Cardin about both the policy and politics of the move and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice discusses the ongoing humanitarian effort in Haiti. Finally, we look at maternal death rates in Peru and hear from the man in charge of counting heads in America.moreless
    • Tuesday, March 30, 2010
      Tuesday, March 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.29.10
      3/29/10
      0.0
      President Obama checks off two major domestic agenda items with a single signature, finishing up work on health care reform and revamping student lending. Also on the program, we explore the economy in Peru and hear how the White House plans to deal with corruption in Afghanistan. Finally, we get a story from NPR and Frontline on a Haitian tradition still thriving after the earthquake.moreless
    • Thursday, April 8, 2010
      Thursday, April 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.07.10
      4/7/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, after Russia and the U.S. formalize the most sweeping nuclear arms deal in a generation, we get feedback from Senators Dianne Feinstein and Jon Kyl. Also, we get the latest on the violent uprising in Kyrgyzstan and explore the roots of the financial crisis. Finally, voters react to the new health care law and media frenzy surrounds the return of Tiger Woods to golf.moreless
    • Friday, April 9, 2010
      Friday, April 9, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.08.10
      4/8/10
      0.0
      Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens announces his retirement. Also on the program, former executives from housing giant Fannie Mae go before Congress to explain their actions in the lead up to the financial crisis and we get the second report on how voters are viewing the new health care law. Finally, columnists David Brooks and Ruth Marcus sort through the top political stories of the week.moreless
    • Wednesday, April 21, 2010
      Wednesday, April 21, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.20.10
      4/20/10
      0.0
      Hints of compromise emerge from Washington as financial regulatory reform makes slight progress in the U.S. Senate. Also on the program, we get an update on the Icelandic volcano continuing to disrupt European travelers and President Obama launches his search for a new Supreme Court justice. Finally, Congress takes aim at the F-35 and we examine the long road back for G.M.moreless
    • Monday, April 19, 2010
      Monday, April 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.18.10
      4/18/10
      0.0
      Airlines and stranded passengers across Europe press for action to get flights moving again. Also, the Supreme Court hears arguments in two major cases involving religion and text messaging and a look at how Catholics in Denver are responding to the troubles of their church. Finally, we get an update on the legal troubles for Goldman Sachs and remember the Oklahoma City bombing 15 years later.moreless
    • Friday, April 16, 2010
      Friday, April 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.15.10
      4/15/10
      0.0
      After the federal government charges Goldman Sachs with fraud, we look at the possible fallout for the economy and the investment firm. Also on the program, we wrap a week of Spotlight City reports from Tampa by looking at the heated G.O.P. Senate primary in Florida and get the analysis of Shields and Brooks. Finally, the latest on the volcanic ash in Europe and protests rage on in Thailand.moreless
    • Thursday, April 15, 2010
      Thursday, April 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.15.10
      4/14/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, an erupting volcano in Iceland halts air traffic across much of Europe and the deadline for paying income taxes sparks protests against government spending. Also, voters voice frustration on economic woes and partisan politics in Tampa and we get a report on why money is not always the best motivation for workers. Finally, we look at an American-style debate in the U.K.moreless
    • Wednesday, April 14, 2010
      Wednesday, April 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.13.10
      4/13/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama steps up the pressure for major reforms in regulating the financial industry as resistance mounts from G.O.P. leaders. Also, Attorney General Eric Holder gets a Senate grilling over the war on terror and the investigation continues into the mine tragedy in West Virginia and we get a report on the sanitation efforts in Kenya.moreless
    • Tuesday, April 13, 2010
      Tuesday, April 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.12.10
      4/12/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the global nuclear security summit wraps up with a pledge to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of terror groups. Also, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Ellen Tauscher explains the pact. Finally, we take a look at why health reform remains a hot topic in Florida and U.S. banking chiefs express concerns over mortgage relief programs.moreless
    • Monday, April 12, 2010
      Monday, April 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.12.10
      4/11/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama plays host to dozens of world leaders at a world summit addressing nuclear weapons. Jim Lehrer sits down with summit organizers Madeleine Albright and Brent Scrowcroft, and Poland mourns for leaders killed over the weekend in a plane crash. Also, Paul Solman reports on foreclosures in Florida and we begin our spotlight on the city of Tampa Bay.moreless
    • Friday, March 26, 2010
      Friday, March 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.25.10
      3/25/10
      0.0
      President Obama and Russian President Medvedev finalize an agreement to slash nuclear arsenals by a third and we discuss the final vote tallies in the parliamentary election in Iraq. Also on the program, Margaret Warner reports from Yemen on a popular leafy narcotic and we get an update on allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church. Finally, we the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, March 25, 2010
      Thursday, March 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.24.10
      3/25/10
      0.0
      The U.S. Senate passes a bill reshaping parts of the new health care law, sending it back to the House for a final approval. Also, we sit down with White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and get the views of GOP Congressman Mike Pence. Finally, we have an update on the ongoing foreclosure crisis and Margaret Warner interviews the President of Yemen on how his country is handling terrorism.moreless
    • Wednesday, March 24, 2010
      Wednesday, March 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.23.10
      3/23/10
      0.0
      Senate Democrats move to finish work on a package of changes to the new health care reform law. Also on the program, an interview with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Margaret Warner reports from Yemen on the fight against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. Finally, we get the latest from the pay czar on executive compensation and author Michael Lewis takes on Wall Street.moreless
    • Thursday, March 4, 2010
      Thursday, March 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.04.10
      3/3/10
      0.0
      Bombs rip through parts of Baghdad as early voting begins for parliamentary elections set for Sunday. Also on the program, we look at the latest clash between education reform plans and teachers unions and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Latin America with new goals in mind. Finally, an Academy-Award nominee draws the ire of veterans and a report on religious tensions in Egypt.moreless
    • Friday, March 5, 2010
      Friday, March 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.04.10
      3/4/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, some are calling it good news for the Obama Administration as the U.S. jobless rate remains unchanged since last month. Also, we get the analysis of Shields and Gerson on a frustrating week for Democrats and the leaks coming out of the White House. Finally, we take a look at the growing violence and hunger in Sudan and explore the technology behind Avatar.moreless
    • Tuesday, March 2, 2010
      Tuesday, March 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.01.10
      3/1/10
      0.0
      The Supreme Court weighs the scope of the right to bear arms in a decision that involves handguns. Also, we get an update from Chile as the death toll continues to climb from a massive earthquake that struck last weekend and NATO forces end major combat in Marjah. Finally, the U.S. Postal Service considers nixing Saturday mail and a look at the balance between power and economic stability.moreless
    • Wednesday, March 3, 2010
      Wednesday, March 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.02.10
      3/2/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama presses Congress to vote on health care reform in the next few weeks and challenges Republicans not to block action. Also, we look at two big political stories coming out of New York and Texas and get a report on the new court system for war veterans facing troubles with the law. Finally, an update on the disaster in Chile as relief efforts ramp up.moreless
    • Tuesday, March 23, 2010
      Tuesday, March 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.22.10
      3/22/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama signs health care reform into law, as the Senate begins considering a package of revisions to the legislation. We get the Republican perspective from Sen. Jon Kyl and have the latest on the growing feud between Google and China. Finally, GOP contenders take aim at Sen. Barbara Boxer in California and relations between the U.S. and Israel remain strained.moreless
    • Monday, March 22, 2010
      Monday, March 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 03.21.10
      3/21/10
      0.0
      Democrats celebrate after the House passes health care reform, shifting the focus back to the Senate for another round in a long political fight. Also, White House adviser David Axelrod describes the mood inside the Obama Administration and Margaret Warner reports from Yemen. Finally, the debate over immigration reignites and two former presidents visit Haiti to aid in rebuilding.moreless
    • Friday, January 1, 2010
      Friday, January 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.31.09
      12/31/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, on the first day of the new-year a suicide bomber kills dozens at a volleyball tournament in Pakistan. Also, Pope Benedict urges people to change their lifestyles and thousands line the streets of Pasadena, California, for the annual Rose Parade. Finally, we take a look at the new laws that will take affect in 2010 and the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Monday, January 4, 2010
      Monday, January 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 01.04.10
      1/3/10
      0.0
      More fallout from the attempted Christmas Day attack on a Detroit-bound airliner as U.S. officials expand lists of potential terror suspects. Also on the program, we get a closer look as to why Yemen is the focus of intelligence efforts and get the latest on the disarray in the Afghan government. Finally, we look at an incredible dancer and peer into the future of technology.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 30, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 30, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.29.09
      10/29/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama gets a briefing from the Pentagon on Afghanistan and Margaret Warner sits down for an interview with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she wraps up her trip in Pakistan. Also, a look at what the stimulus is doing for U.S. job creation and how algae are being turned into green energy. Finally, the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 29, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 29, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.28.09
      10/28/09
      0.0
      The worst recession since the 1930s may be easing as the economy expands 3.5 percent from July to September. Also, House Democrats unveil a health care reform bill; Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues her trip amid heavy security in Pakistan and an interview with a former state department official who recently resigned. Finally, we take a look at the links between the NFL and dementia.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 28, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 28, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.27.09
      10/27/09
      0.0
      Margaret Warner reports from Pakistan on the violence that clouded an official visit from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Also, we look at the efforts to get renewable energy to urban areas, and a federal crackdown targets too big to fail banks. Finally, a report on how the tiny island of Borneo combines a love of the environment with health care and a conversation with rocker Ben Folds.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 27, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 27, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.26.09
      10/26/09
      0.0
      Fault lines spread in the U.S. Senate as Majority Leader Harry Reid decides to include a public option in health care reform, setting off a struggle between lawmakers over how to move forward. Also, a look at how a potential opt-out clause could affect state governments and the hidden burdens of poverty and disease. Finally, a conversation with the bulldog of organized labor.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 26, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 26, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.25.09
      10/25/09
      0.0
      It was the deadliest day for American forces in Afghanistan in more than four years with at least 14 U.S. troops and civilians killed. Sen. John Kerry discusses his recent trip to Afghanistan and a journalist who escaped from a seven-month kidnapping by the Taliban describes his ordeal. Also, swine flu hits home for U.S. families and author Michael Chabon takes a look at manhood.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 23, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 23, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.22.09
      10/22/09
      0.0
      New data shows vaccine shortages are plaguing the flu fight against the H1N1 virus, which health officials say is spreading faster and further than expected. Also, a heated debate emerges in Britain over freedom of speech and Margaret Warner talks with Afghan expert Rory Stewart. Finally, the analysis of Shields and Brooks and we hear from a heroic pilot on the flight that changed his life.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 22, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 22, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.21.09
      10/21/09
      0.0
      On the program tonight, federal agencies move on two fronts to curb executive pay at firms that received bailout money. Also, a debate on health reform and the effect it could have on the insurance industry, and Indonesia tries to balance religion with politics. Finally, we follow the stimulus money through rural America and hear the poems of Sherman Alexie.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 2, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 2, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.01.09
      11/1/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Margaret Warner reports from Afghanistan on the news that the presidential runoff was cancelled, giving President Hamid Karzai another term. Also, a key congressional election may be a political litmus test and we compare the financial meltdown with crises of the past; and commercial lender CIT files for bankruptcy. Finally, a conversation about the new ways to read.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 3, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 3, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.02.09
      11/2/09
      0.0
      In his first speech since being declared the victor of the Afghan presidential election, President Hamid Karzai promises unity. Also on the program, voting held in key races across the U.S.; the accountant to Bernard Madoff pleads guilty and Democrats begin push for climate control. Also, the auto industry shows signs of life and we track the stimulus money trickling into New York classrooms.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 13, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 13, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.12.09
      11/12/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Attorney General Eric Holder discusses why he will prosecute the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees in civilian federal court in New York. Also, the chairwoman of the FDIC discusses the lessons of too big to fail and President Obama kicks off his Asian tour in Tokyo. Finally, the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 11, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 11, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.10.09
      11/10/09
      0.0
      President Obama marks Veterans Day with an address at Arlington National Cemetery before meeting with military advisors on Afghanistan. Also, the regulatory power of the Fed is challenged under a bill being proposed in the Senate and a look at how states are coping with crushing budget problems. Finally, a report on PTSD and how military men and women are coping with the stresses of war.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 10, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 10, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.20.09
      11/9/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama honors victims of the Fort Hood massacre at an outdoor ceremony, as investigators search for further clues into the mental health of the alleged gunman. Also, a debate on the potential costs of health care reform and a look at life in America for Iraqi refugees. Finally, Big Bird has a big day as Sesame Street celebrates a milestone.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 9, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 9, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.09.09
      11/8/09
      0.0
      New hurdles lie ahead for Democrats as health care reform moves from the House to the Senate. Also, the Ft. Hood community struggles to make sense of the deadly shooting spree and new details emerge of the alleged gunman. Also, Margaret Warner talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a look at life without parole for juveniles. Finally, we remember the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years later.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 6, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 6, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.05.09
      11/5/09
      0.0
      The death toll rises to 13 following the mass shooting at the U.S. Army base in Fort Hood, Texas and unemployment hits double digits for the first time since 1983. Also, a look at the rising competition in the freelance job market and lawmakers gear up for a big weekend on health care reform. Finally, Margaret Warner reports from Afghanistan and the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 5, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 5, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.04.09
      11/4/09
      0.0
      Tragedy strikes in Texas after 12 people are shot dead and 31 wounded at the U.S. Army base in Fort Hood. Also, Congress moves to protect unemployed Americans without benefits and the push for and protest against health care reform continues. Also, the U.N. pulls its staff from Afghanistan following a deadly bombing, and new charges of insider trading rock the world of hedge funds.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 4, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 4, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.03.09
      11/3/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Republicans celebrate following wins in key gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey. Also, former Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah sits down for an interview with Margaret Warner in Kabul and a look at how pundits are affecting the national political discourse. Finally, a guilty verdict is delivered to former CIA agents in Italy.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 21, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 21, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.20.09
      10/20/09
      0.0
      Saving banks from collapse draws both praise and criticism from TARP watchdog Neil Barofsky, who discusses the state of the economy with Ray Suarez. Also, a conversation with former auto task force chairman Steven Rattner and a look at what a vaccine shortage could mean in the fight against swine flu. Finally, reports on the risks of cancer screening and the future of journalism.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 20, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 20, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.19.09
      10/19/09
      0.0
      With the White House mulling a troop increase, Afghan President Hamid Karzai bows to pressure and agrees to a runoff election. In neighboring Pakistan, an offensive against the Taliban rages on and the battle over torture spills into the classroom of a prestigious law school. Also, an update on how youth should prepare for flu season and we go behind the music at Austin City Limits.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 19, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 19, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.18.09
      10/18/09
      0.0
      Investigators conclude election results in Afghanistan are rife with fraud, setting up a potential runoff between President Karzai and his main challenger. Also, heavy fighting continues in tribal Pakistan and the State Department looks for new ways to find peace in Sudan. Finally, a report on the history of climate from Greenland and the White House confronts Fox News.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 7, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 7, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.06.09
      10/6/09
      0.0
      As President Obama continues to mull a troop increase in Afghanistan, analysts examine the role of Pakistan. Also on the program, reports on how health care is balanced with cost in the Netherlands, and how increased gang violence in Chicago is taking its toll on schools. Finally, Congress is presented a statue celebrating the life and triumphant struggles of Helen Keller.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 5, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 5, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.04.09
      10/4/09
      0.0
      As the White House mulls a troop increase in Afghanistan, military experts assess options amid the brewing political battle in Washington. Also on the program, the Supreme Court kicks off a new term, with implications for gun rights and business regulation, and President Obama meets doctors from all 50 states in a push for health reform. Also, a profile of legendary sportscaster Vin Scully.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 2, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 2, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.01.09
      10/1/09
      0.0
      The unemployment rate jumped higher than expected in September, dimming hopes for job growth before year's end. The International Olympics Committee awarded the 2016 Games to Rio de Janeiro. Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks debate Afghanistan strategy, and Jeffrey Brown speaks to Annette Bening about how she prepares for her role in the Greek tragedy, Medea.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 1, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 1, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.30.09
      9/30/09
      0.0
      Rescue efforts continued in American Samoa and Indonesia following a pair of deadly earthquakes. Also, an interview with the top U.S. official in the U.N. mission to Afghanistan who was fired after accusing his boss of concealing widespread election fraud, analysis of the nuclear talks with Iran and a look at a new fossil that could be mankind's long lost ancestor.moreless
    • The NewsHour for September 30, 2009
      The NewsHour for September 30, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.29.09
      9/29/09
      0.0
      Relief efforts have begun after an underground earthquake, followed by a tsunami, left scores dead in Sumatra and American Samoa. Also on the program, Capitol Hill gears up for a fight on climate legislation, builders use old materials to create new green homes, a report on the dangers of distracted driving from text messaging and the U.S. changes course on dealing with the Myanmar dictatorship.moreless
    • The NewsHour for September 28, 2009
      The NewsHour for September 28, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.27.09
      9/27/09
      0.0
      Iran claimed a test firing of its most advanced missiles, further stoking diplomatic tensions ahead of crucial talks over its nuclear program. Also on the program, a report on potential cuts ahead for Medicare and an update on efforts to close the Guantanamo Bay prison facility. Also, a look back at the life of William Safire.moreless
    • The NewsHour for September 25, 2009
      The NewsHour for September 25, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 09.24.09
      9/24/09
      0.0
      World leaders condemn Iran for an alleged secret nuclear site, saying the country is going down a dangerous path. In other stories, Paul Solman reports from the G20 summit and Jeffrey Brown talks to economists for insight. Also, Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the debut of President Obama at the United Nations and other top headlines.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 6, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 6, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.05.09
      10/5/09
      0.0
      President Obama reaches out to Congress, talking to leaders from both parties about strategy options in Afghanistan. Also on the program, the Supreme Court takes up a free speech case involving dog fighting and a look at how the Dutch government is shaking up health care in the Netherlands. Also, the Nobel Prize winners in Physics and a report on the troubles in the commercial real estate market.moreless
    • NewsHour for October 16, 2009
      NewsHour for October 16, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.15.09
      10/15/09
      0.0
      As Afghans wait to hear whether there will be a runoff in the presidential election, White House adviser Bruce Riedel discusses next steps. Also on the program, a report on how an Army post in Colorado is coping with causalities, and news from Bank of America, which lost more than $2.2 billion in the third quarter. Finally, Mark Shields and Michael Gerson discuss health reform and bank bonuses.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 15, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 15, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.14.09
      10/14/09
      0.0
      President Obama makes his first trip in office to New Orleans, gauging ongoing recovery efforts from Hurricane Katrina. Also, the latest numbers show a spike in foreclosures for American homeowners and and a look at how the IRS is looking to crack down on tax evaders. Finally, a report on the dangers of talking and driving and the sweet sounds of Latin music at the White House.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 14, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 14, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.13.09
      10/13/09
      0.0
      The economy clears a major hurdle as the Dow tops the 10,000 mark for first time in 2009. A year after crash, Wall Street set to payout record compensation to executives. Also on the program, lawmakers shift focus to compromise on health reform and a marijuana tax is introduced in California. Finally, an exclusive interview with Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 13, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 13, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.12.09
      10/12/09
      0.0
      The White House receives a shot in the arm as the Senate Finance Committee approves health care legislation. Judy Woodruff talks with chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, and Gwen Ifill looks at key gubernatorial races. Also, the latest on the political unrest in Honduras and the deadly consequences of drought in Kenya. Finally, saving the Hubble space telescope.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 12, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 12, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.11.09
      10/11/09
      0.0
      Following a deadly car bombing in Pakistan, the AP's Islamabad bureau chief examines what the spike in violence means for U.S. security. Also, a look at how San Francisco is expanding health coverage and what new legislation might do to insurance premiums nationwide. Finally, President Obama makes a pledge to gays in the military and an author illuminates the Clinton White House.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 8, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 8, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.07.09
      10/7/09
      0.0
      After a Senate bill wins praise from the Congressional Budget Office, lawmakers on Capitol Hill gear up for key votes on health care reform. Also, the ambassador to the U.S. from Afghanistan discusses the latest violence, and health officials look to combat the flu. Finally, we track the source of tainted food and explore First Lady Michelle Obama's family roots.moreless
    • The NewsHour for October 9, 2009
      The NewsHour for October 9, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 10.08.09
      10/8/09
      0.0
      President Obama awoke Friday to the news that he won the Nobel Peace Prize. Analysts examine what effects the honor may have on his presidency. Also on the program, the latest on an ethics investigation of a powerful congressman plus NASA scores a direct hit on the moon in hopes of learning about possible water sources there. Finally, a silent tribute to U.S. troops killed in battle.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 16, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 16, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.15.09
      11/15/09
      0.0
      President Obama begins his visit to China, calling for cooperation and prodding their government to scale back censorship. Also, a discussion on the evolving relationship between the two countries and Beijing residents weigh in on what the presidential visit means to them. Also, an update on GM and we explore the impact of new oil production in Canada. Finally, a tale of war and art.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 17, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 17, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.16.09
      11/16/09
      0.0
      Talks between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao yield a promise of curbing climate change, but make little progress on human rights. Also, regional experts discuss the freedoms of Chinese citizens and a look at the new mammogram recommendations that are causing a stir. Finally, reports on the budget woes at public schools in Washington, D.C. and increasing hunger in America.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 18, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 18, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.17.09
      11/17/09
      0.0
      Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul with a message to crackdown on corruption. Also Sarah Palin is back in the spotlight, hitting the road with her new memoir and Attorney General Eric Holder faces tough questions from lawmakers over the upcoming 9/11 trials. Finally, we search for the meaning of Google and examine the fragile state of Bosnia.moreless
    • Monday, December 21, 2009
      Monday, December 21, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.21.09
      12/21/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a look at the changes in store for the American health care system as the stage is set for a final vote in the U.S. Senate before Christmas. Also, the funeral of a prominent dissident cleric reignites protests in the streets of Iran and we reexamine the dramatic year for public schools in Washington, D.C. Finally, Ray Suarez recaps his week of reporting from Copenhagen.moreless
    • Tuesday, December 22, 2009
      Tuesday, December 22, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.22.09
      12/22/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a look at White House efforts to boost lending among community banks. Also, we examine the influence of lobbying and big money in the health care debate and weigh the growing threat of cyber crime. And finally, we revisit a dramatic year for the D.C. public school system and see how professional photographers are lending a helping hand to military families.moreless
    • Wednesday, December 23, 2009
      Wednesday, December 23, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.23.09
      12/23/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama sits down for an exclusive interview with Jim Lehrer and defends the health care reform bill, saying he is very satisfied as the Senate prepares to vote. Also, we explore the ongoing drug war in Mexico and the spike in violence in Somalia. And finally, we take a look at how a famous composer orchestrated a classic financial portfoliomoreless
    • Thursday, December 24, 2009
      Thursday, December 24, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.24.09
      12/24/09
      0.0
      Christmas Eve morning brings a landmark moment in the U.S. Senate as Democrats push through their health care reform legislation in a strictly party-line vote. Also on the program, a look at the health concerns of a warming planet and an airstrike in Yemen kills at least 30 militants with suspected ties to al-Qaeda. Finally, we examine the effort to reform public schools in Washington, D.C.moreless
    • NewsHour for December 17, 2009
      NewsHour for December 17, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.17.09
      12/16/09
      0.0
      As President Obama faces a crucial next forty eight hours over health care reform and climate change, we talk to senior White House advisor David Axelrod. Also on the program, a report on reducing global-warming one stove at a time and a look at how the weak economy is affecting public schools in Arizona. Finally, the Mexican government claims a major victory against drug cartels.moreless
    • Friday, December 18, 2009
      Friday, December 18, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.18.09
      12/18/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, leaders reach what is being called a meaningful agreement at the climate summit in Copenhagen but many officials remain skeptical. Also, DNA evidence frees a Florida inmate after 35 years in prison and we look at how a warming planet may affect biodiversity. Finally, Shields and Brooks assess the climate deal and the future of health reform in the Senate.moreless
    • Wednesday, December 16, 2009
      Wednesday, December 16, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.16.09
      12/16/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, confrontations outside the climate talks as nations continue to struggle to reach a consensus in Copenhagen. Ray Suarez speaks with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. Also, we get different perspectives on how Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has performed and weigh the impact of John Maynard Keynes on economists today. Finally, we look at the plan to save the rainforest.moreless
    • Monday, December 28, 2009
      Monday, December 28, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.28.09
      12/28/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, terror experts look at the threat facing travelers. Also, more protests broke out in Tehran as political unrest there continues. And more Americans are seeking medical care abroad. Finally, we look back at the bailouts and fallout of 2009.
    • Friday, December 25, 2009
      Friday, December 25, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.25.09
      12/25/09
      0.0
      Christmas day brings traditional festivities and religious observances around the globe but leaves questions about the safety of the pope and stranded holiday travelers. Also on the program, a prominent political dissident in China is sentenced to 11 years in jail and billions in pension payments loom for struggling state budgets. Finally, Shields and Brooks look back on the politics of 2009.moreless
    • Thursday, December 31, 2009
      Thursday, December 31, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.30.09
      12/30/09
      0.0
      On tonight's show, the CIA hunts for clues after a suicide bomber kills seven agents in Afghanistan. A judge clears five Blackwater guards accused of killing Iraqis. An intelligence panel considers a security overhaul. Paul Solman talks to economists about how they missed the crisis. We look back on a decade of politics. And finally, Russian poet Pavlova celebrates desire.moreless
    • Wednesday, December 30, 2009
      Wednesday, December 30, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.29.09
      12/29/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, officials from Washington to Amsterdam shed more light on the plot to destroy Northwest Flight 253. Also, we examine the role politics plays in issues of national security and the massive effort by Google to put books on the Internet. And, finally, a conversation about the human toll of the Cold War with author Kati Marton.moreless
    • Tuesday, December 15, 2009
      Tuesday, December 15, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.15.09
      12/15/09
      0.0
      Senate Democrats move closer to an agreement on health care reform but it comes amid talks of a further compromise over Medicare. Also on the program, a new plan to move some inmates held at Guantanamo Bay to a facility in the Midwest and Ray Suarez reports from the climate summit in Copenhagen. Finally, we look at how big is too big for banks who merged last year during the financial crisis.moreless
    • Monday, December 14, 2009
      Monday, December 14, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.14.09
      12/14/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama calls American banking leaders to the White House, urging them to revive lending to help grow the U.S. economy. Also, Valerie Jarrett, a top White House adviser, speaks to Judy Woodruff and world leaders clash on key issues in Copenhagen over climate change. Finally, we remember a giant in the world of economics and preview a new H1N1 documentary.moreless
    • Friday, December 11, 2009
      Friday, December 11, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.11.09
      12/11/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the House of Representatives passes sweeping changes regarding how the financial system is regulated. Also, the final installment of Patchwork Nation takes us to Lincoln City, Oregon, and Margaret Warner reports from Berlin on how Germans are viewing the war in Afghanistan. Finally, Mark Shields and David Brooks recap the week, discussing the Nobel Peace Prize.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 26, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 26, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.26.09
      11/26/09
      0.0
      Americans around the world observe Thanksgiving. In New York City, the annual parade attracts thousands while people across the country serve meals for those in need. Also, China unveils its targets for reducing greenhouse gases and an update on the Mumbai terror attacks. Finally, a discussion on the way medical decisions are made and a look at how recess could be more productive for kids.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 23, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 23, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.23.09
      11/23/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, new signs of growth emerge in the economy despite mounting job losses. Also, two former secretaries of health preview the road ahead for health reform in the Senate, and terror charges are brought against eight young Somali-Americans. Finally, a look at how India has handled the global recession and the Great Depression is captured through the lens of Dorothea Lange.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 24, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 24, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.24.09
      11/24/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama confirms that he will announce his decision on sending U.S. troops to Afghanistan after the Thanksgiving holiday. Also, a look at what consumers could learn from the military on how to avoid too much debt and a report on the latest safety concerns over cribs. Finally, a famous chorographer mixes history with dance.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 25, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 25, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.25.09
      11/25/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama prepares for the international climate meetings in Copenhagen where he will announce plans to cut carbon emissions 17 percent by 2020. Also, a discussion on the military options reportedly being weighed in Afghanistan and a report on the modern-day gold rush taking place. Finally, Toyota recalls four million acceleration pads because of safety concerns.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 20, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 20, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.20.09
      11/20/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we examine the second major change involving guidelines for cancer screening for women in the last week. Also, a report on tuition hikes and protests at public universities in California and Oprah Winfrey makes a major move. Finally, the analysis of Shields and Gerson, and an excerpt from the PBS Program NOW takes a look at family members caring for injured war veterans.moreless
    • The NewsHour for November 19, 2009
      The NewsHour for November 19, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 11.19.09
      11/19/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the U.S. Senate inches closer to debating Democrats $848 billion health care reform bill, despite stiff GOP resistance. Also, President Obama wraps his four-nation Asian tour in South Korea and Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it is troubling that warning signs were ignored prior to the Fort Hood shooting. Finally, we hear the music of renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man.moreless
    • Thursday, December 10, 2009
      Thursday, December 10, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.10.09
      12/10/09
      0.0
      President Obama defends the war in Afghanistan while receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway. Also on the program, the latest on a group of young Americans who may have been preparing to join terrorist groups and we look at the new problems facing older workers as unemployment hits a 26-year high in the U.S. Finally, Patchwork Nation looks at Boom Towns with a report from Eagle, Colorado.moreless
    • Wednesday, December 9, 2009
      Wednesday, December 9, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.09.09
      12/9/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the health care debate reaches a potential turning point as Democratic leaders in the Senate agree on dropping the so-called public option. Also, a report on the global warming negotiations in Denmark and terrorism charges are brought against a man in Chicago. Finally, Patchwork Nation plows through Tractor Country to the agricultural community of Sioux Center, Iowa.moreless
    • Tuesday, December 8, 2009
      Tuesday, December 8, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.08.09
      12/8/09
      0.0
      A wave of violence spills across Baghdad, killing at least 121 Iraqis. Also on the program, skepticism comes from both sides of the aisle in Congress as the Afghan strategy is debated. Also, Margaret Warner reports on the falling public support in the U.K. over British involvement in Afghanistan and President Obama looks to spur job growth. Finally, Patchwork Nation examines Ann Arbor, Michigan.moreless
    • Monday, December 7, 2009
      Monday, December 7, 2009
      Season 2009 - Episode 12.07.09
      12/7/09
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, as thousands of Marines and soldiers get ready to go to Afghanistan, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen talks to Jim Lehrer. Also, Patchwork Nation begins a special look at the economy across the U.S. in Philadelphia and we get the latest from the climate meetings in Copenhagen. Finally, the Metropolitan Opera looks to reinvent itself.moreless
    • Thursday, April 22, 2010
      Thursday, April 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.21.10
      4/21/10
      0.0
      President Obama travels to Wall Street, urging common sense reforms that he says would root out problems that led to the financial crisis. Also on the program, we sit down with White House economic adviser Larry Summers; get an update on the election in Great Britain and hear the latest on Americans facing trial in Pakistan. Finally, a look at hunger in Ethiopia and Shaq attacks the art world.moreless
    • Friday, April 23, 2010
      Friday, April 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.22.10
      4/22/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama calls for immigration reform after Arizona enacts stricter laws against illegal aliens. Also, the resignation of another Catholic bishop caps a tumultuous week for the Vatican and we get the weekly analysis of columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks. And finally, we look at a Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist whose satire is drawn online.moreless
    • Monday, April 26, 2010
      Monday, April 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.25.10
      4/25/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a deep water oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico moves closer to U.S. shores as crews race to limit its environmental impact. Also, internal e-mails shed light on how Goldman Sachs made money during the financial crisis and Democrats and Republicans lock horns over financial reform legislation. Finally, Natalie Merchant melds classic poetry with song for her latest album.moreless
    • Monday, September 20, 2010
      Monday, September 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.20.10
      9/20/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the vote count is underway in Afghanistan as the country selects a new Parliament. Also, we speak to retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen after BP and the U.S. government concludes that the Macondo Well is sealed. Finally, we examine the safety of genetically engineered food; report on the weekend trip to Iowa by Sarah Palin and update the violent situation in Mexico.moreless
    • Friday, September 17, 2010
      Friday, September 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.17.10
      9/17/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama appoints Elizabeth Warren to oversee a new Wall Street oversight agency. Also, Afghanistan prepares for another election and we get a glimpse of what the war looks like to U.S. soldiers fighting on the ground. Finally, we examine the latest round of Mideast peace talks and get the weekly analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, September 16, 2010
      Thursday, September 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.16.10
      9/16/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a rise in poverty underscores the depths of the recession as new data gives conflicting signals about what lies ahead for the U.S. economy. Also, the Castro brothers make drastic changes in Cuba and we get a story on health care for the working poor in New Orleans. Finally, we have a book conversation with Arianna Huffington and profile the legendary Herbie Hancock.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 15, 2010
      Wednesday, September 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.16.10
      9/15/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, primary elections end with another set of surprises in a year of upsets. Political editor David Chalian sorts out the winners and losers. Also, drug turmoil casts a shadow on the celebration Mexico is beginning for its bicentennial and we get an update on the flooding in Pakistan. Finally, a famed Civil Rights photographer appears to have also done double duty for the FBI.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 14, 2010
      Tuesday, September 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.14.10
      9/14/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, freedom comes for a California woman held in Iran for 410 days after being accused of spying with two other Americans. Also, we sit down with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to talk Mideast peace and we get the perspective of an Israeli businessman. Finally, we examine the continuing fallout over the new health care reform law and profile Austin Kleon.moreless
    • Monday, September 13, 2010
      Monday, September 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.13.10
      9/13/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the political twists and turns over tax cuts is all the talk in Washington but middle ground proves elusive for lawmakers. Also, we examine the global banking system and its troubles in the past with Lehman Brothers and we get an update on the trapped Chilean miners. Finally, a grim look at rap and war in the Congo and how U.S. vets try to relax after combat tours.moreless
    • Friday, September 10, 2010
      Friday, September 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.10.10
      9/10/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama holds a television press conference and takes questions on the economy, Middle East and religious tensions. Also, nine years after 9/11 we examine the national conversation around tolerance, trust and cultural values. Finally, we look at how wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan are being cared for and get the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 21, 2010
      Tuesday, September 21, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.21.10
      9/21/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a vote in the U.S. Senate means the ban on gays in the military will stand at least for now. Also, we examine the dangers of distracted driving with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and look at the debate over paying teachers based on performance. Finally, we compare GOP and Democratic fundraising totals and report on how economic sanctions are impacting Iran.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 22, 2010
      Wednesday, September 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.22.10
      9/22/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, six months after President Obama signed health care reform into law, big changes are set to take effect in the coming days. Also, we sit down with former President Bill Clinton to discuss Democratic strategy ahead of the Midterm Elections. Finally, Tom Bearden reports on soil erosion along the Gulf Coast and we have a book conversation with author Gary Shteyngart.moreless
    • Thursday, September 30, 2010
      Thursday, September 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.30.10
      9/30/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we begin with analysis of the plan proposed by insurance giant A.I.G. and the U.S. Treasury to repay the more than $100 Billion in federal bailout money. Then, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, mass transit comes to rural Mississippi, Johnson and Johnson faces recall questions, and foreign writers get a room of their own in Pittsburgh.moreless
    • Friday, October 1, 2010
      Friday, October 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.01.10
      10/1/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, political editor David Chalian walks through the changes in the president's inner circle now that Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has officially resigned. Then, social media leads to the suicide of a Rutgers student, Bosnia prepares for elections, Mark Shields and Michael Gerson, and a powerful computer virus attacks Iran's nuclear facilities.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 29, 2010
      Wednesday, September 29, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.29.10
      9/29/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, as President Obama wraps a three-day, four-state campaign tour, we'll look at where younger voters stand in this midterm election. Then, a terror plot uncovered in Europe, China flexes its economic and military muscles, Robert Reich talks Bush-era tax cuts, and Pakistan flood victims struggle to get aid.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 28, 2010
      Tuesday, September 28, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.28.10
      9/28/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we weigh the pluses and minuses of home ownership and examine the record income gap between the richest and poorest U.S. citizens. Also, a new survey shows that Americans knowledge of their religion, and others, is somewhat lacking. Finally, we report on the effort to raise college graduation rates for minorities and Kim Jong-il gives his son his first public title.moreless
    • Monday, September 27, 2010
      Monday, September 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.27.10
      9/27/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a moratorium on Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank lapses and leaves the future of the Mideast peace talks up in the air. Also, we examine a proposal to expand the power of the government to monitor Internet communications and get a report on the gypsy culture of France. Finally, a look at a merger Southwest Airlines is eyeing and the poetry of Benjamin Saenz.moreless
    • Friday, September 24, 2010
      Friday, September 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.24.10
      9/24/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we look at how Democrats in Washington are grappling with how to handle Bush-era tax cuts five weeks before the midterm elections. Also, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan sits down with Jeffrey Brown and Margaret Warner examines the new coalition government in the U.K. Finally, the analysis of Shields and Gerson and a look at the man behind Facebook.moreless
    • Thursday, September 23, 2010
      Thursday, September 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.23.10
      9/23/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Congressional Republicans go public with their policy goals if they win control of the House in November. Also, Margaret Warner recaps a busy day at the U.N. General Assembly and we examine the recent developments in the field of biomedical research. Finally, Jeffrey Brown talks to author and journalist Isabel Wilkerson about her new book on the Great Migration.moreless
    • Thursday, September 9, 2010
      Thursday, September 9, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.09.10
      9/9/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a Florida minister suspends his plan to burn Qurans to mark the anniversary of 9/11 and says he is seeking a deal to move a planned Islamic center near Ground Zero. Also, we look at how Bush era tax cuts are looming large in midterm politics and examine corruption in the Afghan banking system. Finally, we get a report on vets with brain injuries and talk to Dick Armey.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 8, 2010
      Wednesday, September 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.08.10
      9/8/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama accuses the GOP of being fiscally irresponsible but admits that his own policies have not worked as fast as he hoped. Also, we sit down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Illinois Rep. Peter Roskam to get their takes on the latest economic news. Finally, we get an update on the trapped miners in Chile and examine the population boom in Bangladesh.moreless
    • Tuesday, September 7, 2010
      Tuesday, September 7, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.07.10
      9/7/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, two new polls show Democrats in deep trouble with midterm elections less than two months away. Also, Tom Bearden reports from Chile on how the trapped miners are coping after more than a month in confinement and anti-Muslim rhetoric from a pastor of a small town in Florida sparks concern around the world. Finally, we examine what is behind the Craigslist story.moreless
    • Friday, August 20, 2010
      Friday, August 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.20.10
      8/20/10
      0.0
      Mideast peace talks are set to resume. Pakistan seeks more aid after floods. Shields and Gerson talk politics. Roger Clemens faces a full count. And in Georgia, a Civil War find.
    • Thursday, August 19, 2010
      Thursday, August 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.19.10
      8/19/10
      0.0
      Concerns grow over Taliban aid to flood victims in Pakistan. The last combat brigade leaves Iraq. Scientists find oil plumes in the Gulf of Mexico. Australians go to the polls. And a case for optimism.
    • Thursday, August 12, 2010
      Thursday, August 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.12.10
      8/12/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, General Motors gets some good financial news and word leaked that the man running the company is on his way out. Also, we look at how home foreclosures us affecting millions of Americans and the national economy, and we get the final story in our cyber security series Finally, we examine the latest trial at Guantanamo Bay and explore the growing Chinese presence in Greece.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 18, 2010
      Wednesday, August 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.18.10
      8/18/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get an update on the widespread flooding in Pakistan now three weeks into a disaster that shows no signs of letting up. Also, we take a look at the ways and means juries reach a verdict following the Blagojevich trial and the debate continues about a planned Islamic site in lower Manhattan. Finally, a report on the latest efforts to find a cure to a baffling disease.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 17, 2010
      Tuesday, August 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.17.10
      8/17/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is convicted on a single count of lying to federal agents. Also, a man blows himself up in a crowd of 1,000 Iraqis in the worst attack Baghdad has seen in months and President Obama hits the campaign trail in defense of Democrats across the U.S. Finally, we look at what the future could hold for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.moreless
    • Monday, August 16, 2010
      Monday, August 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.16.10
      8/16/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, flood victims in Pakistan protest over a lack of aid and block off a main highway in the southern part of the country. Also, President Obama delves into the heated debate surrounding the building of a Mosque near Ground Zero and Afghan President Hamid Karzai sets an exit deadline for private contractors. Finally, a story on the overwhelming nature of information.moreless
    • Friday, August 13, 2010
      Friday, August 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.13.10
      8/13/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, securing the U.S.-Mexico border was topic number one at the White House as we sit down with Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. Also, we examine the nuclear deal struck between Iran and Russia and we look at the ongoing concerns of seafood coming from the Gulf of Mexico. Finally, we get the analysis of Shields and Gerson and we get a peak into the LBJ presidency.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 24, 2010
      Tuesday, August 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.24.10
      8/24/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, home sales drop to their lowest level in more than a decade, causing a larger-than-expected drop on Wall Street. Also, we examine the fallout from a ruling to halt the funding of embryonic stem cell research and continue the rolling debate over how Muslims are perceived in America. Finally, a Midwestern museum presents a new face of art and nature.moreless
    • Friday, August 27, 2010
      Friday, August 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.27.10
      8/27/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, new signs of a prolonged economic slowdown emerge, even as the Federal Reserve says they are prepared to take further measures. Also, we update the ongoing catastrophe in Pakistan and Margaret Warner reports from Iraq. Finally, we revisit New Orleans five years after Hurricane Katrina and get the weekly analysis of Mark Shields and David Brooks.moreless
    • Monday, September 6, 2010
      Monday, September 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 9.06.10
      9/6/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama spends Labor Day at rally with union members in the Midwest and unveils a new plan to promote job growth. Also, Judy Woodruff talks to reporters across the country about the upcoming midterm elections and we take two looks at the flooding and devastation in Pakistan. Finally, we get a report on how Iraqi refugees in neighboring Jordan are coping.moreless
    • Friday, September, 3, 2010
      Friday, September, 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.03.10
      9/3/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the August jobs report turns out a mixed bag of results and we speak with White House Chair of Economic Advisers Christina Romer. Also, Paul Solman reports on the rise of burned-out workers and Margaret Warner examines the state of electricity in Iraq. Finally, we take a look at how the shrimp industry has been effected by the Gulf oil spill.moreless
    • Thursday, September 2, 2010
      Thursday, September 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.02.10
      9/2/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the East Coast keeps a weather eye on the sea as it waits for the arrival of Hurricane Earl. Also, we look at the resumption of peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders and Margaret Warner reports from Baghdad about the political stalemate in Iraq. Finally, we examine how recent Supreme Court rulings limiting gun control laws are playing out in California.moreless
    • Wednesday, September 1, 2010
      Wednesday, September 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 09.01.10
      9/1/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, as the U.S. moves into what is planned as its final military phase in Iraq, Margaret Warner sits down with Vice President Joe Biden. Also, Israeli and Palestinian leaders return to Washington in search of common ground and we get a report on the questions surrounding regulations at the FDA. Finally, we get an update on Hurricane Earl.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 31, 2010
      Tuesday, August 31, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.31.10
      8/31/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama marks his pledge to end combat operations in Iraq in an address to the nation. Also, we get the analysis of Shields and Brooks on the drawdown, Margaret Warner talks to Iraqis about how safe they feel in their country and we get an update on the arrest of an alleged drug lord in Mexico. Finally, we profile a New Orleans musician five years after Katrina.moreless
    • Monday, August 30, 2010
      Monday, August 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.30.10
      8/30/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the latest casualty numbers out of Afghanistan are grim after a series of new attacks by insurgents killed 14 troops. Also, we preview the end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq and hear what President Obama is expected to say to mark the occasion. Finally, a look at who attended the Glenn Beck rally Saturday and how the Emmy Awards reflect the changing landscape of T.V.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 5, 2010
      Tuesday, October 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.05.10
      10/5/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we have details on the Times Square attempted bomber's sentencing, Wisconsin's close Senate race, the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics, more money for job training at community colleges, Middle East water disputes and what Elizabeth Warren's plans are for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
    • Wednesday, October 6, 2010
      Wednesday, October 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.06.10
      10/6/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we get details on the Supreme Court arguments weighing freedom of speech vs. privacy rights, an update on U.S.-Pakistani relations, a look at some foreclosures being halted and an outline of goals for young GOP Congressmen.
    • Thursday, October 7, 2010
      Thursday, October 7, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.07.10
      10/7/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we have more on reported talks seeking an end to the Afghan war, a look at Kentucky's Senate race, details of a new report on the government's oil spill response, an update on Hungary's toxic spill, a report on Pakistani schools' troubles and an interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.moreless
    • Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
      Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.18.10
      11/18/10
      0.0
      GM returns to Wall Street with major IPO, plus a debate over trying terror suspects in civilian courts, a report on the lack of primary care physicians and a discussion on who should share the blame for the financial crisis. Plus Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski speaks about her successful write-in campaign.moreless
    • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
      Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.17.10
      11/17/10
      0.0
      On the NewsHour this Wednesday: An update on Haiti's cholera outbreak, a look at a stalled nuclear arms treaty, a report on an unusual take on the recession in Maine, two new views on cutting the deficit and a conversation with war photographer Tim Hetherington.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010
      Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.16.10
      11/16/10
      0.0
      The latest on the investigation into foreclosure paperwork, an interview with TSA chief John Pistole, and today's Medal of Honor ceremony.
    • Monday, Nov. 15, 2010
      Monday, Nov. 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.15.10
      11/15/10
      0.0
      Afghan President Hamid Karzai's controversial remarks calling for decreased U.S. involvement, and a busy day in Washington as a lame-duck Congress convenes and new members learn their way around Capitol Hill.
    • Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
      Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.12.10
      11/12/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the G20 Summit concludes with lingering questions over currency and trade, the Supreme Court refuses to lift the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ban.
    • Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
      Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.11.10
      11/10/10
      0.0
      Iraq has a new government, but how will it fare? Analysts weigh in. Then, Paul Solman explores U.S.-China currency issues; Jeffrey Brown gets three takes on a drastic plan to trim the deficit; an interview with Delaware's Sen.-Elect Chris Coons; and an update on mismarked graves at Arlington Cemetery.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
      Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.10.10
      11/10/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a bipartisan panel appointed by President Obama has recommended a no-holds-barred list of possible spending cuts and reductions in tax breaks. Jim Lehrer talks to an analysts for a look at what the proposal means for calls to trim federal spending. And world leaders arrive in South Korea for the G-20 Summit amid simmering economic tensions.moreless
    • Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
      Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.19.10
      11/19/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, NATO leaders agree to a new missile defense system that could cover all of the alliance countries and Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke defends the latest economic stimulus against criticism at home and abroad. Finally, the weekly analysis of Shields and Brooks.
    • Monday, Nov. 22, 2010
      Monday, Nov. 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.22.10
      11/22/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Ireland accepts a massive financial bailout and new airport security measures complicate holiday travel. Finally, Ray Suarez reports from Mozambique.
    • Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010
      Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 12.01.10
      12/1/10
      0.0
      On Wednesday's NewsHour, a look at a flurry of deal making on Capitol Hill and an interview with the chairs of the president's deficit commission, Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010
      Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.30.10
      11/30/10
      0.0
      Jim Lehrer talks to the two chairmen of the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" study and White House senior adviser David Axelrod talks to Judy Woodruff about the president's approach to a new GOP-controlled House.
    • Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
      Monday, Nov. 29, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.29.10
      11/29/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we take a closer look at what the WikiLeaks release of classified State Department documents means for U.S. interests abroad, fraud allegations after Sunday's presidential vote in Haiti, and the Oregon bomb plot that is highlighting the dangers of homegrown terror.
    • Friday, Nov. 26, 2010
      Friday, Nov. 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.26.10
      11/26/10
      0.0
      Consumer spending on Black Friday, new questions about cyber security, Haiti prepares for presidential elections and columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's news.
    • PBS NewsHour Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010
      PBS NewsHour Thursday, Nov. 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.25.10
      11/25/10
      0.0
      As tradition goes, Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with a big meal, football and parades. U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan took a brief pause to recognize the holiday and some were lucky enough to return home to see their families. Ray Suarez covers the celebrations around the world.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
      Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.24.10
      11/24/10
      0.0
      Travelers have an easier day than expected, U.S. faces tough choices on response to crisis on the Korean Peninsula, and Ray Suarez looks at the link between childhood disease and intelligence.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
      Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.23.10
      11/23/10
      0.0
      Artillery attack fuels tensions on the Korean Peninsula, looking at financial reform law, fighting HIV in Mozambique.
    • Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
      Monday, Nov. 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.08.10
      11/8/10
      0.0
      Analysis of President Obama's Asia tour and India's bid to have a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council; an update on the National Oil Spill Commission's hearing with B.P., Transocean, and Halliburton officials; the future of Mideast peace talks; and an interview with Tea Party Senator-elect Mike Lee of Utah.moreless
    • Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
      Friday, Nov. 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.05.10
      11/5/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, a breakdown of the latest job statistics, President Obama departs for a 10-day trip through Asia, violence in Kashmir and a look at a new early-detection test for lung cancer.
    • Monday, October 18, 2010
      Monday, October 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.18.10
      10/18/10
      0.0
      We'll take a look at efforts by both parties to get voters to the polls Nov. 2. Then, Judy Woodruff reports on the race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Tea Party candidate Sharron Angle in Nevada, Facebook faces more criticism for privacy violations, Pakistani flood victims fight for basic aid, and ethnic tensions erupt in Sudan.moreless
    • Friday, October 15, 2010
      Friday, October 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.15.10
      10/15/10
      0.0
      On the heels of news Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may take new steps to lift up the sluggish economy, we'll look at the options available. Then, two perspectives on the Afghan war strategy, the U.N. investigates rape in Congo, Florida's three-way Senate race, and the analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 13, 2010
      Wednesday, October 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.13.10
      10/13/10
      0.0
      Washington, D.C.'s embattled school chancellor Michelle Rhee announced Wednesday that she is stepping down from her post. The NewsHour and correspondent John Merrow have been chronicling the challenges facing the District's children and Rhee for almost the entire time she has been in the position.
    • Thursday, October 14, 2010
      Thursday, October 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.14.10
      10/14/10
      0.0
      A report from Chile captures the euphoria as the last miner emerged from underground after being trapped for 69 days. Then, details on the nationwide foreclosure investigation, campaigns go after the youth vote in Indiana, and former Vice President Walter Mondale discusses his new autobiography.
    • Tuesday, October 12, 2010
      Tuesday, October 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.12.10
      10/12/10
      0.0
      The world is waiting and watching for news of the rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners. We'll update the story. Then, Marcia Coyle on the latest Supreme Court arguments; a report on flood aid to Pakistan; a look at the lifting of a ban on deep water oil drilling; Ray Suarez reports on religion in America; and author Jonathan Franzen discusses his new book.moreless
    • Monday, October 11, 2010
      Monday, October 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.11.10
      10/11/10
      0.0
      We start Monday's broadcast with a look at the latest fallout from the foreclosure crisis. Then, a closer look at campaign spending by outside groups in the midterms; an update on efforts to free trapped Chilean miners; Paul Solman talks to "American Grace" author Robert Putnam; and a closer look at the winners of the Nobel prize in economics.moreless
    • Friday, October 8, 2010
      Friday, October 8, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.08.10
      10/8/10
      0.0
      We'll have analysis of today's jobs report and its implications for the midterm elections. Then, imprisoned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo wins the Nobel Peace Prize, a look at the California gubernatorial race, new plans to rescue 33 trapped Chilean miners, Shields and Brooks, and a former student and teacher create Pulitzer-winning music.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 19, 2010
      Tuesday, October 19, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.19.10
      10/19/10
      0.0
      We get updates on protests in France, a study on women who use post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy and their risk for cancer, and deadly attacks in Chechnya. We also have reports on a group that helps families stay in their homes, the former World Bank president's new memoir and a preview of a Frontline report on a possibly innocent man being executed.moreless
    • Wednesday, October 20, 2010
      Wednesday, October 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.20.10
      10/20/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, we speak with Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan about foreclosure issues and Paul Solman reports on a firm that buys foreclosed homes and sells them back to former owners. We also have reports on Britain's austerity measures, political redistricting fights and reported peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.moreless
    • Vote 2010 Special
      Vote 2010 Special
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.03.10
      11/3/10
      0.0
      Republicans made big midterm election gains Tuesday, capturing enough seats to take control of the House. Democrats, meanwhile, are expected to maintain an edge in the Senate.
    • Monday, Nov. 1, 2010
      Monday, Nov. 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 11.01.10
      11/1/10
      0.0
      We'll have coverage of a mail bomb in Greece that resulted in two arrests, interviews with Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine and Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, chairman of the Republican Governors Associatation, a look at the top ad campaigns of the 2010 midterms, and a review of airline cargo security.moreless
    • Friday, October 29, 2010
      Friday, October 29, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.29.10
      10/29/10
      0.0
      We'll have the latest on the cargo plane out of Yemen bound for Chicago with suspicious packages on board. Then, an election update from Michigan, Shields and Brooks, and a Miles O'Brien look at efforts to build human-like robots.
    • Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
      Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.27.10
      10/27/10
      0.0
      Candidates are giving their closing arguments during final debates and in a slew of new campaign ads: Gwen Ifill looks at the tightest races and political historians compare this midterm election to others. Then, the plight of pregnant woman caught in Pakistan's floods, France raises the retirement age, and a conversation with W.S. Merwin, the newly appointed Poet Laureate.moreless
    • Tuesday, October 26, 2010
      Tuesday, October 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.26.10
      10/26/10
      0.0
      Afghanistan confirms payments from Iran, close Senate races, breast cancer in Bosnia, and the engineering behind the rescue of Chilean miners.
    • Friday, Oct. 22, 2010
      Friday, Oct. 22, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.22.10
      10/22/10
      0.0
      Special U.S. representative Richard Holbrooke gives an update on U.S.-Pakistani relations, then we get views on Juan Williams' firing from NPR, and Mark Shields and David Brooks tackle the week's top political news. We also have a report on a House race in an Ohio district battered by job losses.
    • Thursday, October 21, 2010
      Thursday, October 21, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 10.21.10
      10/21/10
      0.0
      We'll have the latest news on a federal appeals court's stay on a judge's order to stop the military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy. Then, the latest political polls and public media journalists discuss the recession's impact on voters, a look at what is really in herbal supplements and a book conversation with Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat.moreless
    • Wednesday, August 11, 2010
      Wednesday, August 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.11.10
      8/11/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, markets fall sharply amid fears that a global recovery may be stalling. Also, we look at the primary results from last night and the clues they produced about the upcoming midterm elections and we get a report on the efforts to clean up oil debris in the Gulf. Finally, we get an update on the floods in Pakistan and a look at how food may unlock economic secrets in Greece.moreless
    • Tuesday, August 10, 2010
      Tuesday, August 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 08.10.10
      8/10/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, the House of Representatives gives approval to a bill that Democrats say will save thousands of public sector jobs. Also, we examine the announced budget cuts at the Pentagon and get a report on the growing threat of cyber security. Finally, political editor David Chalian reports on embattled Rep. Charles Rangel and the debate over putting a mosque at Ground Zero grows.moreless
    • Friday, June 4, 2010
      Friday, June 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.04.10
      6/3/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, U.S. jobs numbers for the month of May fall well short of expectations as new questions arise on the direction of the economy. Also, we get an update on the latest from the Gulf oil spill and the effects it is having on the oil industry. Finally, we hear the weekly analysis of Shields and Brooks and examine the lure of Wall Street that still remains for college graduates.moreless
    • Thursday, June 3, 2010
      Thursday, June 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.02.10
      6/2/10
      0.0
      Some signs of success emerge from the Gulf oil spill as BP clears a key hurdle to cap and control the flow from a damaged well following six weeks of setbacks. Also, we discuss the tough times ahead for U.S. school districts and have a report on the growing link between obesity and geography. Finally, we examine the efforts to curb Hepatitis B in Asia and President Obama pays tribute to a Beatle.moreless
    • Wednesday, June 2, 2010
      Wednesday, June 2, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.01.10
      6/1/10
      0.0
      Day 44 of the ongoing oil spill brings new problems underwater in the Gulf of Mexico and on the surface along the coast. Also on the program, we have a report from a small town in Louisiana feeling the economic impacts of the spill and we take a look at the legality of an Israeli blockade on Gaza. Finally, the last in our reports from the China Expo and two authors discuss their unique happiness.moreless
    • Monday, May 31, 2010
      Monday, May 31, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.30.10
      5/30/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, storms of protest rage around the world after an Israeli raid on ships off Gaza. We talk with an organizer for the Free Gaza movement and the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Also, we discuss the latest struggles to contain the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and get a report on the smoking epidemic in China. Finally, a conversation on a Vietnam War story on Memorial Day.moreless
    • Tuesday, June 1, 2010
      Tuesday, June 1, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.31.10
      5/31/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, Israel continues to defend itself against charges it mishandled a command mission off the coast of Gaza as the U.N. calls for an impartial investigation. Also, Ray Suarez looks at the growing problem of obesity in China and CNN celebrates a birthday amid a changing landscape in cable news. Finally, we look at the power and perils of the Internet for a democracy.moreless
    • Wednesday, May 26, 2010
      Wednesday, May 26, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.25.10
      5/25/10
      0.0
      BP launches a long-awaited operation to try to stop the Gulf Coast oil leak by trying a procedure known as a top kill. We talk to an expert on the procedure and look at the effects the disaster is having on wildlife. Also, President Obama announces plans to send troops to the southern border and violence escalates in Jamaica. Finally, we examine the changes in privacy controls at Facebook.moreless
    • Tuesday, May 25, 2010
      Tuesday, May 25, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.24.10
      5/24/10
      0.0
      The White House announces President Obama will travel to the Gulf amid concerns that the oil spill may be getting worse. Also, we talk to BP executive Bob Dudley about growing criticism of his company and we get a report from Cambodia on efforts to bring former leaders of the Khmer Rouge to justice. Finally, we examine the winding down of U.S.-China talks and a book conversation on immigration.moreless
    • Thursday, June 17, 2010
      Thursday, June 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.16.10
      6/17/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, it was a long and tense day at a U.S. House hearing for the chief executive of BP, Tony Hayward. Also, Marcia Coyle recaps a major decision day at the Supreme Court and we examine the political turbulence engulfing the nation of Kyrgyzstan. Finally, a factory town bets on a green future and a report on how the Euro debt crisis is shaping fiscal policy abroad.moreless
    • Wednesday, June 16, 2010
      Wednesday, June 16, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.15.10
      6/15/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama announces that billions of dollars will soon start flowing from BP to victims of the Gulf oil spill. We talk with BP executive Bob Dudley and assess how the president has handled the crisis so far. Also, we look at the effort to harness wind power from Mexico and a return to the stage for a famous dancing phenomenon.moreless
    • Tuesday, June 15, 2010
      Tuesday, June 15, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.14.10
      6/14/10
      0.0
      The anger over the oil disaster in the Gulf plays out in Congress as President Obama addresses the nation on the oil spill. Also on the program, an interview with chief White House environmental adviser Carol Browner and the reactions of local officials along the Gulf Coast. Finally, new concerns emerge out of Afghanistan and we hear the latest worries of two leading economists.moreless
    • Monday, June 14, 2010
      Monday, June 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 06.13.10
      6/13/10
      0.0
      BP continues to work on cutting back how much oil is escaping from that well in the Gulf of Mexico as President Obama returns to the scene of the spill and prepares to deliver a prime time address. Also, we report on the vast mineral wealth of Afghanistan and efforts to uncover deposits known as rare earth elements. Finally, we remember the life of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.moreless
    • Monday, May 24, 2010
      Monday, May 24, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.23.10
      5/23/10
      0.0
      Oil reaches the Louisiana coast. Tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula. The Supreme Court rules against the NFL. Isabel Allende talks about her latest novel.
    • Friday, May 21, 2010
      Friday, May 21, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.20.10
      5/20/10
      0.0
      Financial reform passes in the Senate. Art thieves steal a major work in Paris. We talk to Afghanistan's opposition leader. And Shields and Brooks offer their weekly analysis.
    • Wednesday, May 19
      Wednesday, May 19
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.18.10
      5/18/10
      0.0
      Parties scramble after Tuesday's election. In Thailand, protest leaders surrender. BP says it will cap its leaking well soon. Mexico's president visits Washington, while medics struggle in Ciudad Juarez.
    • Monday, May 10, 2010
      Monday, May 10, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.10.10
      5/9/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, President Obama nominates Solicitor General and former Harvard Law School Dean Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court. In an exclusive interview with the PBS NewsHour and NPR, oil rig worker Christopher Choy tells his harrowing story of survival on the Deepwater Horizon and the IMF moves to bailout Greece. Finally, we remember the talents and trailblazing of Lena Horne.moreless
    • Thursday, May 6, 2010
      Thursday, May 6, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.06.10
      5/5/10
      0.0
      The U.S. stock market goes into a freefall and then pulls itself back by the end of trading, capping one of its wildest days ever. We talk to reporters and economists about the reasons behind the plunge. Also, we get updates on the failed Times Square bombing and the oil spill in the Gulf. Finally, voters in Britain head to the polls and Enron the musical meets a similar fate as its subject.moreless
    • Wednesday, May 5, 2010
      Wednesday, May 5, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.04.10
      5/4/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, federal investigators pursue answers in the Times Square bomb plot even as questions arise about the pursuit and capture of the prime suspect. Also, we get an update on the efforts to contain and cleanup the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and economic protests in Greece turn deadly. Finally, we examine the close race in Britain on the eve of the election.moreless
    • Tuesday, May 4, 2010
      Tuesday, May 4, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.03.10
      5/3/10
      0.0
      A flurry of action brings the Times Square bombing investigation to a head as the prime suspect appears in federal court in New York City. Also, oil cleanup crews in the Gulf of Mexico get reprieve from the weather and we get a report on how Republicans are using the Internet to attract voters. Finally, what a Greek bailout could mean for the global economy.moreless
    • Monday, May 3, 2010
      Monday, May 3, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.02.10
      5/2/10
      0.0
      As talks proceed on how to halt a huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, we look at the future and political impacts of offshore drilling. Also on the program, law enforcement officials say they have solid leads in the failed New York City bomb plot and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad goes to the U.N. Finally, we get the latest on an airline merger and Poland looks to rebuild from tragedy.moreless
    • Friday, April 30, 2010
      Friday, April 30, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.29.10
      4/29/10
      0.0
      Oil threatens the Louisiana coast. In Arkansas, a senate race tightens. Shields and Brooks examine the week's news. And we look back at the end of the Vietnam War.
    • Tuesday, April 27, 2010
      Tuesday, April 27, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 04.27.10
      4/26/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, leaders of Goldman Sachs are called to the U.S. Capitol to account for their actions prior to the financial crisis. Also, Margaret Warner sits down for an exclusive interview with Cardinal William Levada from the Vatican on the church abuse scandal and a report on Vietnamese Americans returning home 35 years after the war. Finally, we update the debt crisis in Greece.moreless
    • Friday, May 7, 2010
      Friday, May 7, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.07.10
      5/6/10
      0.0
      The latest job numbers show U.S. employers are revving up hiring even as the overall unemployment rate rises. Also on the program, we talk to economists and reporters about the impacts of the jobs report, and we get an update on the British election as rivals begin jockeying to build coalitions. Finally, the weekly analysis of columnists David Brooks and Mark Shields.moreless
    • Tuesday, May 11, 2010
      Tuesday, May 11, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.10.10
      5/10/10
      0.0
      A fast-moving transition of power hits Britain after Gordon Brown steps down as Prime Minister, clearing the way for rival David Cameron to take over. Also, industry officials go to Washington to discuss the consequences of the oil spill in the Gulf and Pope Benedict makes his strongest apology yet on the sex abuse scandal. Finally, the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan 24 hours later.moreless
    • Thursday, May 20, 2010
      Thursday, May 20, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.19.10
      5/19/10
      0.0
      Regulators look for solutions as volitility grips the stock market. Mexico's president calls for immigration reform in the U.S. We examine Detroit's troubled schools. South Korea accuses the North of an attack.
    • Tuesday, May 18, 2010
      Tuesday, May 18, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.17.10
      5/17/10
      0.0
      The long-running confrontation with Iran over its nuclear program takes a turn as the Obama administration reaches a deal to increase pressure on Tehran. Also, we get an update on the Gulf oil spill and have a report on the efforts to help Haitians feed themselves after the quake. Finally, a Connecticut Democratic defends his military service and the story of photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson.moreless
    • Monday, May 17, 2010
      Monday, May 17, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.16.10
      5/14/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, BP reports of progress on controlling the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico but scientists voice new environmental concerns. Also, we look at the three decisions handed down by the Supreme Court and preview the heated Republican senate primary in Kentucky. Finally, we get a report on the nuclear fuel agreement in Iran and hear the poetry of a renowned Iranian poet.moreless
    • Friday, May 14, 2010
      Friday, May 14, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.13.10
      5/13/10
      0.0
      Tonight on the program, BP engineers aim to start siphoning oil from the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico as President Obama delivers harsh words for the companies involved. Also, the new British foreign secretary sits down for an interview with Margaret Warner and the Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania heats up. Finally, we get the weekly analysis of Shields and Brooks.moreless
    • Thursday, May 13, 2010
      Thursday, May 13, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.12.10
      5/12/10
      0.0
      The FBI stages a series of raids across the northeast in connection with the investigation into the Times Square bomb plot. Also on the program, we sit down with General Stanley McChrystal for his only T.V. while Afghan President Hamid Karzai visits Washington and protests in Thailand take a deadly turn. Finally, we get an update on the earthquake in Haiti and a report on breaking up big banks.moreless
    • Wednesday, May 12, 2010
      Wednesday, May 12, 2010
      Season 2010 - Episode 05.12.10
      5/11/10
      0.0
      President Obama meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai as the two leaders try to get back on the same page after months of turmoil. Also, we get an update on the ongoing Gulf oil spill, Ray Suarez reports from the International Expo in Shanghai and a look at how Mississippi is trying to curb childhood obesity. Finally, Neil Armstrong goes to Congress and an author reflects on choices.moreless
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