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  • Friday, September 28, 2012
    Friday, September 28, 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
    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.
  • January 30, 2012
    January 30, 2012
    Episode 01.30.12
    1/30/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the polls going into Tuesday's Florida primary; with Mitt Romney riding ahead in the numbers in front of Newt Gingrich. We talk to Stuart Rothenberg and Susan Page for analysis. Also: the European Union meets again on the subject of austerity, Hans Rosling brings life and sword-swallowing into global health statistics, and author Adam Johnson.moreless
  • Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Episode 06.21.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court's rulings on the FCC and indecency. Also: campaign finance reports reveal shifting dynamics, community colleges are struggling to spread knowledge, North Carolina drops plan for payment to forced sterilization victims, a food crisis in Africa hits children in Niger hard, and Germany facing Greece in soccer's Euro Cup echoes Eurozone tension.moreless
  • Monday, November 5, 2012
    Monday, November 5, 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
  • Monday, May 7, 2012
    Monday, May 7, 2012
    Episode 05.07.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine France's presidential election as Francois Hollande defeated French president Nicholas Sarkozy on Sunday. Also: analyzing the gay marriage debate in the wake of Vice President Biden's comments, insects as a cuisine, and a trial at Guantanamo Bay for 9/11 conspirators,
  • Thursday, May 24, 2012
    Thursday, May 24, 2012
    Episode 05.24.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we analyze the continuing struggles of the Eurozone as economic divisions between France and Germany were reinforced at a summit on Europe's debt crisis. Also: Europe's debt crisis's affect on the U.S., man vs. machine in the workforce, strained ties between the U.S. and Pakistan, and justice for a wrongly executed man.moreless
  • Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Episode 06.12.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Americans' plummeting wealth after the Federal Reserve reported that net worth of the median American family fell nearly 40 percent from 2007 to 2010. Also: fires continue to plague Colorado and New Mexico, Attorney General Eric Holder under scrutiny from GOP, the future of farming in Japan, protests continue in Russia, and a preview of the NBA Finals.moreless
  • Friday, March 16, 2012
    Friday, March 16, 2012
    Episode 03.16.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Afghan president Hamid Karzai's latest actions in response to the 16 civilians deaths allegedly caused by a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan. We talk to U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Kyle Crocker for more insight. Also: a town in bankruptcy, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's political news, and examining the trial involving a Rutgers student's suicide.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: June 15, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 15, 2012
    Episode 02.06.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: June 15, 2012
  • Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Episode 05.31.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we analyze the end of John Edwards' trial after a jury found him not guilty on one count and the judge ruled a mistrial and the other six. Also: New York mayor Michael Bloomberg fighting to reduce sugary sodas to combat obesity, the debate over whether to forgive student loan burden, presidential campaign strength and numbers on Twitter, and examining "The Presidents Club".moreless
  • Wednesday, August 1, 2012
    Wednesday, August 1, 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, April 9, 2012
    Monday, April 9, 2012
    Episode 04.09.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Syria's continued string of violence after shootings in both Turkey and Lebanon, days before a ceasefire deadline. Also: how the Trayvon Martin case could affect states' 'Stand Your Ground' laws, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff comes to the U.S., remembering '60 Minutes' Icon Mike Wallace, and 18th Century Japanese Silk Paintings make a rare U.S. appearance.moreless
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Episode 04.10.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Rick Santorum's exit from the Republican presidential campaign and how it will affect the rest of the political season. Also: President Obama pitches the 'Buffett Rule', California community colleges attempt to shape their future, and authors Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin on how "shadows of colonialism" hang over the spread of HIV from Africa.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: October 16, 2012
    10/16/12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: October 16, 2012
  • Thursday, June 7, 2012
    Thursday, June 7, 2012
    Episode 06.07.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the breakdown of Kofi Annan's peace plan after another alleged set of killings in Syria. Also: Tim Pawlenty talks Romney's campaign, secret document leaks trouble Congress, a possible tax on sugar drinks and soda, and new poet laureate Natasha Trethewey.
  • PBS Newshour: March 30, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 30, 2012
    Episode 03.30.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: March 30, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: May 3, 2012
    PBS Newshour: May 3, 2012
    Episode 05.03.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: May 3, 2012
  • Monday, April 2, 2012
    Monday, April 2, 2012
    Episode 04.02.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Syria's agreement to special envoy Kofi Annan's peace settlement. Also: GOP candidates gear up for Tuesday's Wisconsin primary, the opposition party wins key elections in Myanmar, special correspondent Stone Phillips reports on the dangers and new safety studies concerning youth football, and the Supreme Court rules on strip searches on inmates.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: June 18, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 18, 2012
    Episode 06.18.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: June 18, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
    Episode 06.26.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: June 26, 2012
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Episode 05.16.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the start of a new showdown as a war of words begins concerning the politics of facing the national debt ceiling after last year's stalemate. Also: War criminal Mladic on trial, the effect violence has on a student's ability to learn, the advancement of robotic limbs for those paralyzed, the defense rests in John Edwards' trial, and remembering Carlos Fuentes.moreless
  • Monday, June 11, 2012
    Monday, June 11, 2012
    Episode 06.11.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we take a look at spreading wildfires in Colorado and New Mexico and how emergency services are looking for more aid to fight the infernos. Also: Spain gets a bailout but it doesn't satisfy some foreign governments, some health reform changes could remain if the law is overturned, looking at what money can or can't buy, and threats of a civil war loom high in Syria.moreless
  • Monday, July 2, 2012
    Monday, July 2, 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
  • Thursday, October 4, 2012
    Thursday, October 4, 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
  • Friday, June 29, 2012
    Friday, June 29, 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
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Episode 03.28.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we analyze the Supreme Court's third and final day of hearings on the Affordable Care Act, including medicaid provisions and if the law can live without certain provisions. We then talk to two U.S. House members for their views on the possible ramifications of the ruling. Also: Israel and Iran, the Pope's visit to Cuba, and Magic Johnson purchases the Los Angeles Dodgers.moreless
  • Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Wednesday, March 14, 2012
    Episode 03.14.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of the race for the GOP nomination as Newt Gingrich aims for a brokered convention while currently trailing frontrunners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Also: President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron meet on Afghanistan, the controversy of voter ID laws, George Clooney on Sudan, and flooding threats from rising sea levels.moreless
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2012
    Wednesday, October 3, 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
  • Thursday, June 28, 2012
    Thursday, June 28, 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
  • Thursday, August 2, 2012
    Thursday, August 2, 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
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Episode 05.01.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we have President Obama's full speech from Afghanistan, plus analysis. Also: people and banks weary of credit and debt, a rise in painkiller-addicted newborns, 'liquid bandages' as a future of skin repair, and a history of the United States' lack of criticism of China's human rights problems.moreless
  • Friday, June 8, 2012
    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Episode 06.08.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Europe's continuing debt crisis and how it could affect the U.S. economy. Also: continued strife in Syria after more killings, soda and junk food causing tooth decay in El Salvador, Shields and Brooks discuss the week's political news, and Triple Crown hopes were dashed after "I'll Have Another" is scratched from this weekend's Belmont Stakes.moreless
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2012
    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
  • PBS Newshour: March 29, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 29, 2012
    Episode 03.29.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: March 29, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: February 10, 2012
    2/10/12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: February 10, 2012
  • Friday, February 17, 2012
    Friday, February 17, 2012
    Episode 02.17.12
    2/17/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we discuss the end of Chinese Vice President Xi Linping's visit to the United States as well as a new deal between Chinese media and DreamWorks Animation. Also: continuing talks on nuclear programs in Iran, accusations of misleading in the war in Afghanistan, the week's political analysis with columnists Mark Shields and Michael Gerson, and remembering Anthony Shadid.moreless
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Tuesday, August 21, 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
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Episode 03.20.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Gen. John Allen saying that the American and NATO mission in Afghanistan was on track despite a series of serious setbacks. Also: the Supreme Court deliberates on charging teen murders suspects to life in prison, drug testing requirements for welfare, budget arguments in Congress, Charles Murray on the classes, and Condoleezza Rice with Joel Klein on education.moreless
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Episode 03.21.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we look at France's worries over homegrown terrorism after a gunman killed seven victims, including three children, in separate attacks. Also: the Supreme Court weighs Cheney confrontation arrest, engaging children with learning disabilities early on in school, how taking aspirin could help prevent cancer, and an interview with retiring Sens. Olympia Snowe and Jeff Bingamanmoreless
  • Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Episode 04.26.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the conviction of former Liberian president Charles Taylor and how this could further international law. Also: Rupert Murdoch testifies on the News of the World phone hacking scandal, new information on Bo Xilai suggesting he wiretapped Chinese officials, new technology enabling dangerous uses, and the gender gap in computer science and engineering jobs.moreless
  • Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Wednesday, February 1, 2012
    Episode 01.02.12
    2/1/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the spending numbers between the GOP presidential candidates and the numerous Super PACs involved. We then talk with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan about President Obama's refinancing proposal. Also: gang member turned professor on helping students, Facebook stock going public, and a 'mammoth' discovery of fossils in Colorado.moreless
  • Friday, April 27, 2012
    Friday, April 27, 2012
    Episode 04.27.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we analyze the fight over student loans as the U.S. House of Representatives debates on how to prevent interest loans from doubling and how to pay for it. Also: the fragile state of the global economy as Europe suffers, high deductible insurance plans, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's politics, and U.S. and U.K. Poets Laureate Philip Levine and Carol Ann Duffy.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: February 20, 2012
    2/20/12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: February 20, 2012
  • Friday, July 27, 2012
    Friday, July 27, 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
  • Thursday, July 12, 2012
    Thursday, July 12, 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
  • Monday, January 2, 2012
    Monday, January 2, 2012
    Episode 01.02.12
    1/2/12
    0.0
    On Monday's NewsHour, Judy Woodruff reports from Iowa where many voters are still undecided and the pressure on Republican presidential candidates to close the deal with Hawkeye State voters is palpable. Also, we look at the string of arsons around Los Angeles and we'll discuss the continuing upheaval in Egypt.
  • Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Wednesday, July 11, 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
  • Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Episode 06.13.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Washington and Moscow's war of words over Syria and President Bashar al-Assad's escalating campaign to pound rebel cities into submission. Also: JPMorgan Chase's chairman testifies before the Senate Banking Committee, the Times-Picayune's shift to an online focus and Michael Lewis discusses his Princeton Speech on luck.moreless
  • Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Episode 01.03.12
    1/3/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, GOP presidential hopefuls make their final pitches to try to get out the vote in Iowa. Also, we look at the historical implications of the Iowa caucuses and what they could mean for candidates going forward. Finally, we get a report on Syrians living in the United States and the difficulties their families back home could face if they speak out against the Assad regime.moreless
  • Monday, March 19, 2012
    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Episode 03.19.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing aftermath of the killings of 16 Afghan civilians as alleged shooter Staff Sgt. Robert Bales met with his defense attorney today. Also: the killing of a Florida teen brings questions to a state law, the Supreme Court tackles benefits issues, cherry blossoms blooming in D.C., and aspiring for a bipartisan ticket for November with Americans Elect.moreless
  • Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Episode 02.09.12
    2/9/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the deal between 49 states and big banks on new foreclosure rules in an attempt to fix the housing crisis. We talk to the Attorneys General of New York and Arizona for analysis. Also: the chances of a compromise between the White House and religious leaders on contraceptives, the European debt crisis and Germany's role, and author Rachel Simon.moreless
  • Monday, January 9, 2012
    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Episode 01.09.12
    1/9/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the tension between the U.S. and Iran as a U.S.-born Iranian man charged with spying for the CIA was sentenced to death. We take a look at the build-up to the New Hampshire primary with several GOP candidates looking for a big win. Also, White House Chief of Staff William Daley's resignation, redistricting in Texas, and a look at health care in America.moreless
  • Friday, May 25, 2012
    Friday, May 25, 2012
    Episode 05.25.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we look at a drop in gas prices this Memorial Day weekend. Also, preliminary results from Egypt's presidential election, a police arrest in the Etan Patz case -- the six-year-old who vanished 33 years ago, how regulators in the U.S. set the safety bar for nuclear plants, David Brooks and Ruth Marcus discuss politics, and Pulitzer-winner Stephen Greenblatt's new book.moreless
  • Monday, May 14, 2012
    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Episode 05.14.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we analyze the aftermath of JP Morgan Chase's $2 billion trading blunder which resulted in chief investment officer Ina Drew's retirement. We then talk with Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee and Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan about the political ramifications. Also: more drug violence in Mexico, getting core reading in for children, and unemployment numbers.moreless
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Tuesday, September 18, 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
  • Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Wednesday, June 27, 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
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Tuesday, May 15, 2012
    Episode 05.15.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we continue our look at JP Morgan Chase and its troubles following a $2 billion trading loss and reports of an FBI probe into the situation. Also: Continued shake-ups in the Eurozone with a new French president and Greece's unsure situation, an ambitious strategy to combat Alzheimer's, treating trauma injuries int he developing world, and a look at Ron Paul's campaign.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: May 21, 2012
    PBS Newshour: May 21, 2012
    Episode 05.21.2012
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: May 21, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
    Episode 06.25.12
    0.0
    PBS Newshour: June 25, 2012
  • Monday, May 28, 2012
    Monday, May 28, 2012
    Episode 05.28.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we look at Memorial Day celebrations in the United States, which say President Obama and Mitt Romney attending ceremonies remembering fallen soldiers. Also: analyzing battleground states, Kofi Annan condemns the massacre in Syria, investigations of leaks in the Vatican, transitioning from military to civilian life, and documenting war in 'To Hell and Back'.moreless
  • Monday, October 1, 2012
    Monday, October 1, 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, September 25, 2012
    Tuesday, September 25, 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
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Episode 05.29.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we continue to examine the weekend massacre in Syria as a list of nations have expelled Syrian diplomats in response to the bloodshed. Also: a look at Mitt Romney as a win in Texas all but guarantees him the GOP presidential nomination, analyzing the Latino vote in the election, a kill list for insurgents in Yemen, and author Toni Morrison talks her novel 'Home.'moreless
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Episode 03.07.12
    3/7/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine Romney's lead in the GOP campaign after big wins on Super Tuesday, though Rick Santorum follows right behind. Also: tension and diplomacy between the U.S., Israel, and Iran, trying to help women in the Eastern Congo, and Sam LaHood on his arrest in Egypt during protests.moreless
  • Monday, February 6, 2012
    Monday, February 6, 2012
    Episode 02.06.12
    2/6/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the U.S. decision to shut down its Syrian embassy in Damascus . We then talk to Speaker of the House John Boehner about Congressional concerns, approval ratings, President Obama and GOP elections. Also: the Obama Administration versus Catholic leaders on contraceptive mandates in health care, Romney and Gingrich in Colorado, and an update on Egypt.moreless
  • Thursday, March 1, 2012
    Thursday, March 1, 2012
    Episode 03.01.12
    3/1/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the withdrawal of rebel forces in Syria and the claim by an activist that weapons are needed for the Syrian Free Army. Also: controversy over Google's new privacy policy, budgeting in a new high-speed rail system into California's future, Romney and Obama spar over gas prices, and talking politics with the Daily Download.moreless
  • Friday, April 20, 2012
    Friday, April 20, 2012
    Episode 04.20.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the Secret Service and the scandal surrounding it after two agents resigned due to misconduct. Also: two years since the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the future of technology and health, the global economy, and Mark Shields and David Brooks wrap up the week's top political news.moreless
  • Friday, January 20, 2012
    Friday, January 20, 2012
    Episode 01.20.12
    1/21/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court's rejection of Texas' proposed redistricting plan and how it is a major blow to Democrats. Also: we detail the last day on the campaign trail for GOP candidates before Saturday's South Carolina primary, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's news, Gov. Scott Walker's recall vote, and the shutdown of file-sharing site MegaUpload.moreless
  • Monday, January 23, 2012
    Monday, January 23, 2012
    Episode 01.23.12
    1/23/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we look at the aftermath of Saturday's South Carolina primary that saw Newt Gingrich capture the victory. We examine Mitt Romney's new round of assault ads against Gingrich as the Florida primary closes in. Also: Supreme Court ruling on GPS tracking, Assad and Syria, food in the Philippines, and an interview with Richard Cordray.moreless
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Episode 03.27.12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine day 2 of the Supreme Court's hearings on the legality of the health care reform law and today's focus of the law's health insurance mandate. Also: Syria accepts Kofi Annan's peace plan as the country reaches 9,000 deaths, a high-tech illinois company aiming to rectify the skills gap, and analyzing the social cues of living solo.moreless
  • Friday, July 13, 2012
    Friday, July 13, 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
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Episode 03.06.12
    3/7/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine the multiple winners in the ten states holding Republican primaries and caucuses on Super Tuesday.
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    Episode 02.07.12
    2/7/12
    0.0
    Tonight on the program, we examine a federal appeals court ruling that overturned California's ban of same-sex marriages, calling it 'unconstitutional.' Also: President Obama's chief campaign strategist David Axelrod talks the re-election campaign, Russia's foreign minister greeted heroically in Syria, a Newsmaker interview with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, and photographer Annie Leibovitz.moreless
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    PBS Newshour: June 28, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: June 28, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: June 29, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: June 29, 2012
  • Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Thursday, April 12, 2012
    Episode 04.12.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the upcoming case involving George Zimmerman, the man charged with second degree murder for the shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin, who appeared in front of a judge today. Also: uneasy feelings in Syria at the ceasefire deadline, liquefaction in the northwest, Justice Department files suit against e-book prices, key Senate races, and poet Naomi Shihab Nye.moreless
  • Friday, February 24, 2012
    Friday, February 24, 2012
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    2/24/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the 'Friends of Syria', a meeting of foreign ministers from over 50 countries, and their call for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to step down. Also: a question of proof in the trial associated with the suicide of a Rutgers student, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's political news, and free music education for low-income children in New York City.moreless
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Episode 04.11.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine Mitt Romney's new focus in his campaign in the aftermath of Rick Santorum dropping out of the GOP race. We then analyze the second degree murder charge levied against George Zimmerman for the shooting of teen Travyon Martin. Also: RVs give economic boost in Indiana, missiles in North Korea, political scandal in China, and water pumps for the Ivory Coast.moreless
  • Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
    Episode 05.09.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze President Obama's declaration of support for same-sex marriage and what that means. Also: Sen. Richard Lugar's primary loss to a Tea Party competitor, examining the CIA infiltration of al-Qaida and the subsequent bomb plot uncovering, and Friends International helping street kids get a better life in Cambodia.moreless
  • Thursday, May 10, 2012
    Thursday, May 10, 2012
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of Kofi Annan's cease-fire plan with Syria in the wake of two bombings that killed over 80 people and left hundreds injured. Also: the political aftermath from President Obama's announced support of gay marriage, the future of chimpanzee testing, FDA urges caution on bone desnity medicine, and LBJ's "Passage of Power".moreless
  • PBS Newshour: April 13, 2012
    PBS Newshour: April 13, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: April 13, 2012
  • Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Episode 01.26.12
    1/26/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the Pentagon's planned budget cuts for military and other spending. We talk to Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter about the details of these cuts. Also, Mitt Romney's increased attacks on Newt Gingrich, President Obama attacking Congress in his re-election bid, manufacturing jobs in America, and how scarce resources could remake American politics.moreless
  • Monday, February 27, 2012
    Monday, February 27, 2012
    Episode 02.27.12
    2/27/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the relationship between Afghanistan and the United States, after a suicide car-bombing of a NATO air base and ongoing hostility over a Quran burning at a U.S. air base earlier this month. Also: Romney and Santorum squaring off heading into Michigan, Russian protests against Putin, and how music can aid in medical recovery.moreless
  • Monday, February 13, 2012
    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Episode 02.13.12
    2/13/12
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    Tonight on the program, we discuss President Obama's unveiling of the proposed U.S. Budget and the GOP responses against it. Stuart Rothenberg and Susan Page provide analysis. Also: Greece's Ambassador to the United States, aftermath of the Maine caucuses, a documentary on post-Civil War slavery, the westernization of Chinese youth, and looking back on singer Whitney Houston.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: May 4, 2012
    PBS Newshour: May 4, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: May 4, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: May 7, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: May 7, 2012
  • Friday, January 13, 2012
    Friday, January 13, 2012
    Episode 01.13.12
    1/13/12
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    Tonight on the program, we take a look at Mitt Romney's campaign trail which has led him to the grounds of the next state primary: South Carolina. Also, President Obama looks to Congress for the authority to consolidate federal agencies, cancer treatment improvements, insight into the Fed, a look at Johannesburg's history, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political news.moreless
  • Monday, January 16, 2012
    Monday, January 16, 2012
    Episode 01.16.12
    1/16/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of a disaster involving a cruise ship sinking off the coast of Italy. We then take a look at the GOP political race after Jon Huntsman dropped out and endorsed Mitt Romney. Also: Haiti two years after the devastating earthquake and celebrating Martin Luther King Day at the new MLK Jr. Memorial.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: March 9, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 9, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: March 9, 2012
  • Friday, October 19, 2012
    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Episode 10.19.12
    10/19/12
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    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, May 30, 2012
    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Episode 05.30.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the ongoing aftermath from the weekend massacre in Syria, as more bodies were discovered today. Also: money and spending for the presidential campaigns, how the Flame virus has malware back in the picture, student loan debt and the economy, activist and Medal of Freedom recipient Dolores Huerta, and remember guitar pickin' legend Doc Watson.moreless
  • Friday, May 11, 2012
    Friday, May 11, 2012
    Episode 05.11.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine calls for more regulation as JPMorgan Chase announced a $2 billion loss. Also: the FDA gave the go-ahead to a drug combination aimed at preventing the spread of HIV,President Obama and Mitt Romney shift campaign focus back to the economy, and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's political news.moreless
  • Monday, March 26, 2012
    Monday, March 26, 2012
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    Tonight on the program, we examine day 1 of the Supreme Court's hearings on Health Care Reform. We analyze the proceedings with Susan Dentzer and Marcia Coyle. Also: South Korea hosts a nuclear summit with the international community, how organ transplant waiting lists work, a community theater performs a play tackling race, immigration and more, and filmmaker James Cameron dives deep.moreless
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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    10/2/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: April 20, 2012
    PBS Newshour: April 20, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: April 20, 2012
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2011
    Wednesday, January 4, 2011
    Episode 01.04.12
    1/4/12
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    On tonight's program, we examine Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as his campaign plans to carry the momentum from his narrow Iowa caucus victory to New Hampshire. Also, we look at Libyan rebels being treated in Boston, how U.S. sanctions on Iran will affect the two countries' relationship, and a 'riot of life' discovered in the Antarctic.moreless
  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012
    Tuesday, July 24, 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, April 19, 2012
    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Episode 04.19.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the United Nations' push to send 300 observers into Syria in the midst of a teetering cease-fire agreement. Also: Veterans Affairs adds 1,600 workers to fix backlog, Congress expresses outrage at GSA overspending, the Vatican issues a rebuke to U.S. nuns, Google ads and campaign season, Terra Cotta Warriors, author Edward Luce, and remembering Levon Helm.moreless
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Episode 04.18.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the fallout from photos published of soldiers posing with dead Afghan insurgents. Also: President Obama and Mitt Romney's battle for the Latino vote, a public rebuke over CEO pay by Citigroup shareholders, and a debate with authors Ann Patchett and Lev Grossman on why there's no Pulitzer Prize for fiction this year.moreless
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Episode 04.17.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the debate over tax fairness on this year's tax day. Also: update of the trial of admitted Norway Killer Breivikthe, Las Vegas schools trying to lure dropouts back to the classrooms, and a look at the Associated Press, one of this year's Pulitzer Prize Winners.moreless
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Wednesday, August 29, 2012
    Episode 20120829
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    "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
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Episode 10.17.12
    10/17/12
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    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
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Wednesday, July 18, 2012
    Episode 07.18.12
    7/18/12
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    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
  • Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Episode 07.19.12
    7/19/12
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    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
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    Thursday, August 30, 2012
    Episode 20120830
    8/30/12
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    "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
  • Thursday, April 5, 2012
    Thursday, April 5, 2012
    Episode 04.05.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the JOBS Act that President Obama signed into law and discuss the benefits for startup companies and potential risks for investors. Also: shelling continues in Syria days before the ceasefire is due to start, gays facing hostility in Uganda, New Orleans police officers charged in shooting, the growing news consumption on mobile devices, and politics on Pinterest.moreless
  • Monday, July 16, 2012
    Monday, July 16, 2012
    Episode 07.16.12
    7/16/12
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    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
  • Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Episode 10.18.12
    10/18/12
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    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
  • Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Episode 09.13.12
    9/13/12
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    "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.
  • Friday, April 6, 2012
    Friday, April 6, 2012
    Episode 04.06.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze March's jobs report and the worse-than-expected numbers that came out of it. Also: Paul Solman examines the working world as well as workers' resolves, recently released recordings of former Saints coach Gregg Williams amid the NFL bounty scandal, Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru analyze the week's political news, and blues legend Buddy Guy.moreless
  • Friday, April 13, 2012
    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Episode 04.13.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of North Korea's failed missile launch and the reaction of the international community to the attempt. Also: the possibilities of re-examining drug policy in the United States, political pressure against Sen. Richard Lugar from within his own party, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's political news, and remembering the Titanic, 100 years later.moreless
  • Monday, April 16, 2012
    Monday, April 16, 2012
    Episode 04.16.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the security situation in Kabul after an 18-hour assault by militants. Also: the FFC's case against Google for breaching data privacy through its Street View project, safeguarding against a "cyber Pearl Harbor", and a look at the Philadephia Inquirer, one of this year's Pulitzer Prize Winners.moreless
  • Friday, August 24, 2012
    Friday, August 24, 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
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    Friday, September 14, 2012
    Episode 09.14.12
    9/14/12
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    "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
  • Thursday, February 2, 2012
    Thursday, February 2, 2012
    Episode 01.02.12
    2/2/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of Egypt and its people in protest after the bloody violence following a soccer match Wednesday. Also: Susan G. Komen drops support of Planned Parenthood, the issue of poverty and how it affects politics, a California photographer who documents juvenile detention centers, and the future of troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.moreless
  • Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Episode 07.25.12
    7/25/12
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    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
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2012
    Tuesday, May 8, 2012
    Episode 05.08.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the reaches of terrorism across the globe in the wake of the CIA-foiled bomb plot for an airliner headed from Yemen to the United States. Also: the rise in obesity and its effect on life expectancy, Tom Coburn on the "Debt Bomb", the best and worst places in the world to be a mother, and remembering "Where the Wild Things Are" author Maurice Sendak.moreless
  • Monday, August 6, 2012
    Monday, August 6, 2012
    Episode 08.06.12
    8/6/12
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    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 14, 2012
    Tuesday, August 14, 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 8, 2012
    Tuesday, August 8, 2012
    Episode 08.08.12
    8/7/12
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    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, June 1, 2012
    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Episode 06.01.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of jobs numbers as presidential hopeful Mitt Romney leads the attack and President Obama goes on defense. Also: Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political stories, how Louisiana is slowly sinking, Catholic monsignor is charged with conspiracy and endangering children, and Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa.moreless
  • Monday, September 24, 2012
    Monday, September 24, 2012
    Episode 09.24.12
    9/24/12
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    "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 3, 2012
    Friday, August 3, 2012
    Episode 08.03.12
    8/3/12
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    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
  • Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Thursday, January 12, 2012
    Episode 01.12.12
    1/12/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine a military investigation of a YouTube video involving four U.S. Marines urinating on three bodies of Taliban fighters. We talk to guests to discuss what affect this may have on the relationship with the Taliban and Afghanistan. Also: Assassination plots in Iran, the advancement of pediatric cancer treatment, Gov. Barbour's pardons, and new domain names.moreless
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2012
    Wednesday, May 2, 2012
    Episode 05.02.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the current state of the diplomatic situation between the United States and China after Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left U.S. custody, claiming he did so 'under duress.' Also: the election battleground state of Virginia, teaching climate change in schools, Afghanistan's future in the wake of the new pact, and Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein.moreless
  • Friday, August 17, 2012
    Friday, August 17, 2012
    Episode 08.17.12
    8/17/12
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    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.
  • Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Episode 06.06.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the aftermath of the Wisconsin recall election and how it will effect the general election this November. Also: political polarization has Americans saying 'Listen to Me', traditional treatments for diabetic children may not be working, remembering 'Fahrenheit 451' author Ray Bradbury, and a town hall on teachers and their accountability for student achievement.moreless
  • Monday, August 13, 2012
    Monday, August 13, 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, May 18, 2012
    Friday, May 18, 2012
    Episode 05.18.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze Facebook's public stock opening and how its stocks trading will affect the future of the now-public company. Also: making 'food security' an achievable goal, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political news, whether recently-released Trayvon Martin documents will affect the upcoming trial, and Americans' 'Information Diet'.moreless
  • Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Wednesday, May 23, 2012
    Episode 05.23.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the first day of Egyptian presidential elections that gave the people their first chance to choose their leader in the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak's removal during the Arab Spring. Also: Facebook's IPO controversy, austerity in Europe, Iran beginning to cooperate on nuclear issues, and looking at the Golden Gate Bridge's history on its 75th birthday.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: May 22, 2012
    PBS Newshour: May 22, 2012
    Episode 05.22.2012
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    PBS Newshour: May 22, 2012
  • Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Thursday, January 19, 2012
    Episode 01.19.12
    1/19/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of the GOP presidential race as Texas Governor Rick Perry removed himself from the bid and endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Gwen Ifill sits down with Newt Gingrich to talk about the campaign and endorsement. Also: mayors united and travel to Washington, an interview with King Abdullah II of Jordan, and Kodak files for Chapter 11.moreless
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Episode 01.18.12
    1/18/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the Obama Administration's opposition to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline that would run from Canada to Texas. Also: will Mitt Romney release his tax returns, the ongoing relationship crisis between the United States and Iran, historic murals in San Francisco fading due to fog and neglect, and looking at the purpose of private equity firms.moreless
  • Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    9/26/12
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    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
  • Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    Episode 08.22.12
    8/22/12
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    "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
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    9/19/12
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    "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
  • Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Episode 06.20.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of the economy after Ben Bernanke claimed the Fed was "too optimistic" about the recovery. Also: Congress holds Attorney General Holder in contempt, an important election concerns labor unions, poet Natalie Diaz returns to the reservation to help preserve the Mojave language, which is rapidly being lost, and talking the book 'Hitlerland'moreless
  • Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Episode 04.24.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine if government programs are affecting housing prices and fixing the ailing housing market. Also: student loans and jobs courting youth voters, attacking the controversial Arizona immigration law, the shift in numbers of Mexican migration, and Nick Cave combines art, fashion, and sculpture with 'Soundsuits.'
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Episode 04.25.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the Supreme Court's deliberations on Arizona's controversial immigration law and analyze how it will affect the scope of federal and state powers. Also: Wal-Mart's Mexican Bribery Scandal, examining if Wall Street's behaviors have changed, using tech to help high school dropouts to get back on track, and finding clean drinking water in Liberia.moreless
  • Monday, July 30, 2012
    Monday, July 30, 2012
    Episode 07.30.12
    7/30/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: June 19, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 19, 2012
    Episode 06.19.12
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    PBS Newshour: June 19, 2012
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Wednesday, October 10, 2012
    Episode 10.10.12
    10/10/12
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    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
  • Friday, June 22, 2012
    Friday, June 22, 2012
    Episode 06.22.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the jailing of a Philadelphia priest for how he handled sexual abuse claims, marking the first U.S. church official to be convicted of such a crime. Also: taking a look inside Syria's rebel forces, comparing Facebook's future, Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political news, and looking back at Libya's rebellion.moreless
  • Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Thursday, August 23, 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
  • Thursday, January 5, 2012
    Thursday, January 5, 2012
    Episode 01.05.12
    1/5/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine President Obama's pledge to shrink the United States military. We talk to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on cuts in defense spending and the future of a smaller yet more flexible military. Also: GOP candidates in New Hampshire, Super PAC funding, the rise of U.S. automakers in 2011, and author Karl Pillemer new book on the trials of life and aging.moreless
  • Friday, January 6, 2012
    Friday, January 6, 2012
    Episode 01.06.12
    1/6/12
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    Tonight on the program, we take a look at December's job report, which listed unemployment at 8.5%; the lowest since 2009. Also, we examine the campaign trail for GOP presidential hopefuls in New Hampshire with the primary only days away, Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the week's top political news, and a new way of evaluating teachers.moreless
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Tuesday, October 9, 2012
    Episode 10.09.12
    10/9/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: August 15, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: August 15, 2012
  • Friday, September 21, 2012
    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Episode 09.21.12
    9/21/12
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    "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
  • Friday, January 27, 2012
    Friday, January 27, 2012
    Episode 01.27.12
    1/27/12
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    Tonight on the program, we take a look at Newt Gingrich's and Mitt Romney's campaigns after the final Florida debate and going into Tuesday's state primary. Also, President Obama's attempt to make college tuition more affordable, waves of violence and deaths in Syria, David Brooks and E.J. Dionne analyze the week's top political news, and poet Rae Armantrout on the economic crises through verse.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: June 14, 2012
    PBS Newshour: June 14, 2012
    Episode 06.14.12
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    PBS Newshour: June 14, 2012
  • Monday, October 8, 2012
    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Episode 10.08.12
    10/8/12
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    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
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2012 (1st Edition)
    1/10/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the political landscape with guests for GOP presidential hopefuls as New Hampshire holds the country's first primary Tuesday night. Also: the Supreme Court weighs in on on-air profanity and the FCC, Yemen's al-Assad promising a crackdown on regime sabotage, compensation for forced sterilization in North Carolina, and Shields and Brooks preview New Hampshire.moreless
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
    Episode 07.31.12
    7/31/12
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    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
  • Monday, April 30, 2012
    Monday, April 30, 2012
    Episode 04.30.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the delicate diplomatic situation between the United States and China after rumors the U.S. is harboring escaped Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. Also: how tech companies take advantage of the U.S. tax code, Wisconsin's recall election, al-Qaida one year after bin Laden's death, and making 'combat paper' from old military uniforms as art and therapy.moreless
  • Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    Wednesday, January 11, 2012
    Episode 01.11.12
    1/11/12
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    Tonight on the program, we look at Mitt Romney's path to South Carolina after claiming victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and examine his past at Bain Financial. Also: Paul Solman investigates just how high U.S. tax rates should or shouldn't be, the Supreme Court's ruling on ministerial anti-discrimination laws, and Guantanamo Bay's 10th year of being used for detaining terror suspects.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: February 24, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: February 24, 2012
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Episode 10.23.12
    10/23/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
    PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
    Episode 07.11.12
    7/11/12
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    PBS Newshour: July 11, 2012
  • Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Thursday, September 6, 2012
    Episode 09.06.12
    9/6/12
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    "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
  • Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Episode 03.08.12
    3/8/12
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    On tonight's program, we examine the state of Syria as another government official defects. We talk to an activist for more insight on the defection as well as the no-fly zone. Also: getting women's votes for the election, analyzing the controversial viral video about Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony, farmers finding fish in their fields, and Libyan rebels transitioning back to normalcy post-Gadhafi.moreless
  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    Episode 02.29.12
    2/29/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine North Korea's agreement to place a moratorium on their nuclear program in exchange for food aid from the United States. Also: breaking down GOP delegate numbers going into Super Tuesday, profiling Benefit Corporations, a Russian dissident blogger on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, and James Murdoch steps down from News International.moreless
  • Monday, September 3, 2012
    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Episode 09.03.12
    9/3/12
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    "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
  • Monday, September 10, 2012
    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Episode 09.10.12
    9/10/12
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    "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
  • Monday, October 22, 2012
    Monday, October 22, 2012
    Episode 10.22.12
    10/22/12
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    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
  • Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Episode 02.23.12
    2/23/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the next steps in the Republican campaign trail after a debate in Arizona Wednesday night. Also: a terror attack in Iraq raise questions about the government's strength, cyber schools in 30 states becoming the go-to method of education, controversy in Virginia surrounding an ultrasound-before-abortion bill, and prosecuting the Upper Big Branch mining disaster.moreless
  • Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Thursday, March 15, 2012
    Episode 03.15.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the war in Afghanistan as Afghan president Hamid Karzai told United States troops to leave towns in the wake of the 16 civilian killings by a U.S. soldier. Also: Wall Street morality examined after a Goldman Sachs executive resigns, high frequency trading in novel form, water shortages in west Africa, and the Daily Download talks social media in politics.moreless
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Episode 03.22.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing controversy over the shooting of Trayvon Martin, a black teen gunned down last month, with protests in Florida and a police chief stepping down temporarily. Also: Lt. Gen. Allen recommends pausing troop withdrawal in Afghanistan, water running low in Texas from drought, and analyzing the Supreme Court's coming arguments on the Health Care Law.moreless
  • Friday February 10, 2012
    Friday February 10, 2012
    Episode 02.10.12
    2/10/12
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    On Friday's NewsHour, Shields and Brooks discuss Obama's contraception compromise, CPAC, and Santorum's latest surge. We also look at the scope of the eurozone crisis as a two day strike starts in Greece in reaction to the government's latest austerity measures. And Margaret Warner reports from Milan on an economy so big that a default could bring about the collapse of the entire euro system.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: February 28, 2012
    2/28/12
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    PBS Newshour: February 28, 2012
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Episode 09.06.12
    9/5/12
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    "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, September 4, 2012
    Tuesday, September 4, 2012
    Episode 09.04.12
    9/4/12
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    "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.
  • Friday, September 7, 2012
    Friday, September 7, 2012
    Episode 09.07.12
    9/7/12
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    "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
  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Tuesday, July 10, 2012
    Episode 07.10.11
    7/10/12
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    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
  • Friday, March 9, 2012
    Friday, March 9, 2012
    Episode 03.09.12
    3/9/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the newly released jobs report and what the numbers show about the unemployment rate in the United States. Also: remembering Fukushima one year after the disastrous earthquake, Mark Shields and David Brooks talk the week's political news, Need to Know showcases what to know about taxes, and talking to one of the few Americans inside the Fukushima plant last year.moreless
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Episode 02.15.12
    2/15/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the fire at a 1940s era prison in Honduras that killed hundreds of inmates, and the investigation that is following. Also: Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney neck-and-neck heading into the Michigan primary, pros and cons to the construction of new nuclear reactors in Georgia, attempting democracy in post-revolution Tunisia, and cancer drug shortages in the U.S.moreless
  • Friday, July 6, 2012
    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Episode 07.06.12
    7/6/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
    PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
    Episode 07.02.12
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    PBS Newshour: July 2, 2012
  • Monday, July 9, 2012
    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Episode 7.09.12
    7/9/12
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    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
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Episode 03.13.12
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    Tonight on the program, we look further into the shootings of 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier and the effect it has had on anti-U.S. sentiment in the Middle East. Also: primaries in the southern U.S., the debate over gas prices, making food safe to eat in post-Fukushima Japan, laws that tether driver's licenses to high school progress, Making $ense of Darwinian economics, and squid poetry.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: March 1, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 1, 2012
    Episode 03.01.12
    3/1/12
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    PBS Newshour: March 1, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: March 6, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 6, 2012
    Episode 03.06.12
    3/6/12
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    PBS Newshour: March 6, 2012
  • Monday, February 20, 2012
    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Episode 02.20.12
    2/20/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine Rick Santorum's new position as the GOP frontrunner as well as his claims that climate change was "not climate science but political science." Also: the conditions in Syria, a Newsmaker interview with former astronaut and senator John Glenn 50 years after his famous spaceflight, polio vaccines in India, and President Lincoln's impact on culture.moreless
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    Episode 10.30.12
    10/30/12
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    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, July 5, 2012
    Thursday, July 5, 2012
    Episode 07.05.12
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    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
  • Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Episode 04.03.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze President Obama's speech to the AP today as he spoke against Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan. Also: how car sales are rising despite climbing gas prices, the Muslim Brotherhood provides a candidate for president in post-revolt Egypt, an organization helps farmers in Africa, and examining the "one-and-done" rule in the NBA and its affect on college sports.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: March 2, 2012
    PBS Newshour: March 2, 2012
    Episode 03.02.12
    3/2/12
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    PBS Newshour: March 2, 2012
  • Friday, August 31, 2012
    Friday, August 31, 2012
    Episode 08.31.12
    8/31/12
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    "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
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Wednesday, July 4, 2012
    Episode 07.04.12
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    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
  • Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Episode 04.04.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine Mitt Romney's turn of focus to the general election and President Obama after his 3 big primary wins Tuesday night. Also: medical groups urge cutback of expensive and dangerous medical procedures, 'solar suitcases' provide light for obstetricians in Nigeria, and the history of 'tug-of-wars' between the President of the United States and the Supreme Court.moreless
  • PBS Newshour: February 17, 2012
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    PBS Newshour: February 17, 2012
  • PBS Newshour: February 21, 2012
    2/21/12
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    PBS Newshour: February 21, 2012
  • Friday, October 26, 2012
    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Episode 10.26.12
    10/26/12
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    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
  • Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Episode 10.31.12
    10/31/12
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    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
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Episode 02.22.12
    2/22/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the second day of protests in Afghanistan in the aftermath of Quran burnings in a U.S. base in Kabul. Also: the GOP campaign going into the Arizona debate, two western journalists killed in Syria, Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal talks the Stolen Valor case taken on by the Supreme Court, and the future Smithsonian Museum of African-American History.moreless
  • Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Thursday, February 16, 2012
    Episode 02.16.12
    2/16/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the United Nations' call for the crackdowns in Syria to stop and for Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad to step down. We then have a Newsmaker interview with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Also: social media on the campaign trail, vulnerabilities in online voting, and opposition to Black History Month.moreless
  • Monday, September 17, 2012
    Monday, September 17, 2012
    Episode 09.17.12
    9/17/12
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    "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
  • Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Episode 09.11.12
    9/11/12
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    "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
  • Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Episode 10.25.12
    10/25/12
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    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
  • Friday, November 2, 2012
    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Episode 11.02.12
    11/2/12
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    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, November 1, 2012
    Thursday, November 1, 2012
    Episode 11.01.12
    11/1/12
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    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
  • Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Episode 10.11.12
    10/11/12
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    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
  • Friday, July 20, 2012
    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Episode 07.20.12
    7/20/12
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    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
  • Monday, July 23, 2012
    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Episode 07.23.12
    7/23/12
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    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
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Tuesday, July 17, 2012
    Episode 07.17.12
    7/17/12
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    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
  • Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Thursday, July 26, 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
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Tuesday, August 28, 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
  • Republican National Convention: August 29, 2012 (Part 1)
    "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
  • Democratic National Convention: September 4, 2012 (Part 2)
    "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
  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    Thursday, August 9, 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
  • Friday, August 10, 2012
    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Episode 08.10.12
    8/10/12
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    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
  • PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
    PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
    Episode 08.07.12
    8/7/12
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    PBS Newshour: August 7, 2012
  • Monday, August 20, 2012
    Monday, August 20, 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
  • Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Thursday, August 16, 2012
    Episode 08.16.12
    8/16/12
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    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
  • Thursday, May 17, 2012
    Thursday, May 17, 2012
    Episode 05.17.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the newly-released Census data revealing that minority babies are making up the majority of births in the United States for the first time. Also: a Newsmaker interview with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, a look at campaigns' use of YouTube, and a merging of urban and rural in Thailand.moreless
  • Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Tuesday, June 5, 2012
    Episode 06.05.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze the aftermath of a drone strike that killed al-Qaida's number two leader Abu Yahia Al-Libi. Also: Wisconsin recall election, a Newsmaker interview with former president Bill Clinton, a promising breast cancer treatment, teachers in crossfire over accountability, and Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee.moreless
  • Monday, June 4, 2012
    Monday, June 4, 2012
    Episode 06.04.12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine Egypt as people protest in Tahrir Square in the wake of Hosni Mubarak being sentenced to life in prison. Also: the Wisconsin recall election, the Supreme Court rules on a Secret Service case concerning former Vice President Dick Cheney, Melinda Gates talks education and teacher evaluations, and Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years as monarch.smoreless
  • Monday, April 23, 2012
    Monday, April 23, 2012
    Episode 04.23.12
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    Tonight on the program, we analyze how the economy and the voters are affecting France's presidential election as incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy finds himself behind his opponent. Also: John Edwards trial starts in North Carolina, will PA conservatives support Mitt Romney, Social Security milestones, and Earth Day with Conservationists.
  • Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Episode 02.08.12
    2/8/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine former Senator Rick Santorum's momentum in the GOP presidential race after he swept Tuesday's caucuses, settling in behind Mitt Romney with delegates. Also: How Germany is the richest country in Europe despite the European debt crisis, former NSA Zbiniew Brzezinski, Congress spending money close to home, and a play on former San Francisco mayor George Mosconemoreless
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Tuesday, February 14, 2012
    Episode 02.14.12
    2/14/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine what effect the future of the payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits will have on Americans. We discuss Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to the White House Tuesday and his openness to discuss human rights. Also: conditions of Apple product factories, 'Accordion' families, NBA sensation Jeremy Lin, and poet Tony Hoagland.moreless
  • Friday, February 3, 2012
    Friday, February 3, 2012
    Episode 02.03.12
    2/3/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the recent jobs report, which showed the best unemployment rate numbers in three years. Also: Mitt Romney does damage control for his poverty remark as the Nevada primary approaches, tensions between the U.S. and Iran after remarks made, Susan G. Komen For The Cure takes a step back on its funding decision with Planned Parenthood, and Shields and Brooks.moreless
  • Friday, March 2, 2012
    Friday, March 2, 2012
    Episode 03.02.12
    3/2/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the deadly storms that spawned damaging tornadoes across the Midwest, leaving towns in ruin. Also: the Red Cross faces obstacles while providing aid in Syria, a conversation with the Turkish Ambassador to the United States, Russian elections and opposition to Vladimir Putin, and Shields and Brooks analyze the week's top political news.moreless
  • Monday, March 5, 2012
    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Episode 03.05.12
    3/5/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the agreements and disagreements between the United States and Israel over the course to take concerning Iran and the possibility of a nuclear program. Also: GOP presidential candidates prepare for Super Tuesday, Vladimir Putin wins a third term in the Russian presidency, economist Hans Rosling, and snow delays cleanup from the Midwest tornadoes.moreless
  • Monday, March 12, 2012
    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Episode 03.12.12
    3/12/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the continuing troubles in U.S.-Afghan relations after a rogue U.S. soldier killed 16 Afghan civilians. Also: Rick Santorum looking to Alabama and Mississippi for primary wins Tuesday night, cleaning up radiation in post-Fukushima Japan, a population explosion of pine butterflies spells trouble for trees in Oregon, and inside the Free Syrian Army.moreless
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    Tuesday, January 17, 2012
    Episode 01.17.12
    1/17/12
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    Tonight on the program, we update the events concerning the sinking cruise liner Costa Concordia as divers begin the search for bodies of missing passengers. We examine the GOP race as well as the money put into the campaigns by various Super PACs. Also: Wall Street compensation, a look into nuclear reactors post-Fukushima, an online boycott of SOPA, and we talk to actor/director Angelina Jolie.moreless
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Episode 01.31.12
    1/31/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine the state of the GOP campaign in the midst of the Florida Primary. We speak with Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio for more insight. Also: U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice on Syria, European Union debt meeting, the housing crisis in the U.S., and Mark Shields and David Brooks analyze the political landscape.moreless
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Wednesday, January 25, 2012
    Episode 01.25.12
    1/25/12
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    Tonight on the program, we examine a Navy SEAL operation to rescue two kidnapped aid workers being held in Somalia. We detail the account and analyze it with guests. Also: thoughts about President Obama's third State of the Union speech and how it ties in with the facts and the economy, how watching telenovelas can be good for your health, and the state of Egypt one year after its uprisings began.moreless
  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    Episode 01.24.12
    1/24/12
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    Tonight on the program, we preview President Obama's State of the Union Address with David Brooks, Ruth Marcus, and guests; and talk to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. Also: Mitt Romney's tax returns, Newt Gingrich's lobbying, Russia's people in revolution, marines on trial for killing Iraqi citizens, and Richard Cordray.moreless
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