Saturday, April 9, 2011

Freedom Riders | Meghna Chandra: Student Freedom Rider

An introductory video to Meghna Chandra, one of the forty Student Freedom Riders participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. From May 6-16, college students will join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.

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PBS NewsHour | As Protests Grow, Will Syrians See Reforms or More Bloodshed?

Protesters seeking political reforms gathered across Syria, but government forces opened fire on demonstrators with tear gas, rubber bullets and live rounds. Judy Woodruff discusses the unrest with the New America Foundation's Flynt Leverett and Andrew Tabler of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

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PBS NewsHour | North Carolina School Engages Tech Generation With Digital Learning Tools

John Tulenko of Learning Matters, which produces education stories for the NewsHour, reports on a North Carolina school district switching from textbooks to all-digital learning materials.

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Saving the Ocean | Shark Reef | Full Program

Shark Reef profiles innovative efforts to protect sharks from the devastating effects of the global shark fin trade.

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The Open Mind | The Bully Pulpit

Speechwriter Michael Waldman discusses his book "POTUS Speaks.

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Masterpiece | Keeley Hawes and Ed Stoppard on Inspiration from the Original Upstairs Downstairs

Keeley Hawes and Ed Stoppard, stars of the new Upstairs Downstairs, talk about how the original series served as inspiration for the new one.

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PBS NewsHour | Syrian Government Forces Open Fire on Protesters

Syrian government forces opened fire on protesters as demonstrations erupted across the country. Human-rights activists reported 32 protesters were killed, and Syrian state television said 19 police officers were shot by gunmen. Judy Woodruff reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Haiti's President-Elect Promises Reconciliation After Tumultuous Election

Haitian President-elect Michel Martelly, a pop singer known as Sweet Micky, vowed to unite Haiti after being declared the winner of a tense -- and sometimes violent -- election campaign. Martelly won 68 percent of the runoff vote to defeat Mirlande Manigat, a senator and former first lady. Ray Suarez reports.

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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Massive Anti-Government Demonstrations Arise Across Yemen

In other news Friday, hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered across Yemen demanding the ouster of President Ali Abduallah Saleh. At least one person was killed. In Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara said his forces would blockade the compound where Lauren Gbagbo, who refuses to cede power after losing elections, is hiding.

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PBS NewsHour | 'Hunger' for Success a Driving Force in Belva Davis' Storied Journalism Career

Belva Davis, the first African-American woman television journalist on the West Coast, speaks with Judy Woodruff about her pioneering -- and sometimes difficult -- career in broadcast news and her new memoir. This story was done in partnership with KQED in San Francisco.

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American Experience | Jason McGaughey: Student Freedom Rider

An introductory video to Jason McGaughey, one of the forty Student Freedom Riders participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. From May 6-16, college students will join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.

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PBS NewsHour | Brooks, Marcus on 'Absurdity' of Shutdown Debates, Paul Ryan's Budget Plan

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus discuss the battles over the short- and long-term government budgets, including deadlocked negotiations over funding for this fiscal year and GOP Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal for fiscal year 2012.

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PBS NewsHour | Budget Battle Lines Drawn Over Spending, Planned Parenthood as Shutdown Nears

Federal agencies prepared for a shutdown as negotiators struggled to reach a budget compromise. Jeffrey Brown discusses the latest on budget talks with Todd Zwillich, Washington correspondent for WNYC radio.

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PBS NewsHour | Iowa Writers' Workshop, Famous for Training Top Writers, Turns 75

Jeffrey Brown reports on the Iowa Writers' Workshop, the nation's oldest and most prestigious postgraduate writing program for elite writers and poets. The workshop celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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PBS NewsHour | Will Haitians, International Community Rally Around President-Elect?

Haitian President-elect Michel Martelly faces immense challenges when he assumes control of the impoverished country still struggling to recover from the January 2010 earthquake. Ray Suarez talks with Transafrica Forum's Nicole Lee and the U.S. Institute of Peace's Robert McGuire about the battles ahead for Martelly.

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The saga continues at 165 Eato...

The saga continues at 165 Eaton Place with new characters upstairs and down in an updated version of the much-loved MASTERPIECE series from the 1970s. Jean Marsh returns as Rose with a stellar cast including Dame Eileen Atkins ("Cranford"), Keeley Hawes ("MI-5"), Ed Stoppard ("Any Human Heart"), and Ellie Kendrick ("The Diary of Anne Frank"). Set in 1936, the lives of masters and servants have never been so captivating. http://ow.ly/4wqcC

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Need To Know | Edwidge Danticat on the Struggle of Haitian Immigrants

Correspondent Rafael Pi Roman interviews award-winning Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat about the immigrant struggle for a sense of belonging and why Americans don't get a chance to hear about the Haiti that exists beyond the stereotypes and traumas of big news stories.

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Freedom Riders | Sarah Cheshire: Student Freedom Rider

An introductory video to Sarah Cheshire, one of the forty Student Freedom Riders participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. From May 6-16, college students will join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.

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Need To Know | An Actor's Life: Israeli-Palestinian Theatre Advocate DiesAn Actor's Life: Israeli-Palestinian Theatre Advocate Dies

This week we take a look at the life and work of Juliano Mer Khamis, the Israeli Palestinian actor and the director of the Jenin Freedom Theatre. He was killed earlier this week in the Jenin refugee camp by unknown gunmen. He was a controversial figure who believed that art and theatre could be used for social change and justice.

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Have you seen LARK RISE TO CAN...

Have you seen LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD yet? The British drama is based on author Flora Thompson's childhood in rural Oxfordshire. Saturdays at 7 pm. http://ow.ly/4wq7x

Lark Rise to Candleford - Season 1, Episode 8-1
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Masterpiece | Jean Marsh on the Original vs. New Upstairs Downstairs

Upstairs Downstairs star and co-creator Jean Marsh compares the original series with the new one.

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POV | Darger's Improving Art Technique

The third clip associated with the "In the Realms of the Unreal": The Artist and Society lesson plan sees Henry Darger's story grew increasingly complex as he improved his art technique. Students should discuss how did Darger use popular (borrowed) images in his work. They can also create collages that re-tell Darger's narrative (or students' own story), in the visual language of urban New York.

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Freedom Riders | Doaa Dorgham: Student Freedom Rider

An introductory video to Doaa Dorgham, one of the forty Student Freedom Riders participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride. From May 6-16, college students will join original Freedom Riders in retracing the 1961 Rides from Washington, DC to New Orleans, LA.

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NOVA | Dying to Be Thin

Anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders are on the rise. What can be done?

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Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put. - It's Winston Churchill Day. http://ow.ly/4sMsQ


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The Churchill Centre was created to keep the memory of Winston Churchill alive. This site covers his life, including when he was Prime Minister of...

Masterpiece | Jean Marsh on the Upstairs Downstairs Sets

Upstairs Downstairs star and co-creator Jean Marsh explains the differences between the sets for the original and new series.

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Need To Know | Fri., Need to Know, April 8

Need to Know visits the island of Hispaniola, where the Dominican Republican is beginning to deport Haitians who fled across the border after last year's earthquake. We look at the life of an Israeli-Palestinian actor and social activist who was killed this week. We also examine Republican proposals for changes to Medicare and Medicaid, and Jon Meacham looks at the legacy of the Bay of Pigs.

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Need To Know | Divided Island: Haitian Refugees in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic resumes mass deportations of Haitians after a one year moratorium since the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Need To Know investigates reports that Haitians are being wrongfully removed from the country. Human Rights activists say race plays a role in the treatment of Haitians in the Dominican Republic.

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