Saturday, March 17, 2012

Washington Week | Webcast Extra - March 16, 2012

On the Webcast Extra: Afghanistan, Syria and the economy were among the topics President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed at the White House this week. What did this visit say about their special relationship? Also, how the recent massacre in Afghanistan underscore the horrors of war. Plus, on the campaign trail, are there states where voter outreach is more important?

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Lidia Celebrates America | Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New Highlights

Watch highlights from Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New airing Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 8pm ET.

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PBS NewsHour | Karzai Criticizes U.S. Over Massacre Investigation

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai lashed out at the United States on Friday, saying there had been little cooperation in the investigation over the killings of civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier. Judy Woodruff reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 16, 2012

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.

PBS NewsHour | Friday, March 16, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | From High School Dropout to Harvard Grad Student

This is the story of Daniel Paris, a young man who was identified to have multiple learning disabilities, as well as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). After dropping out of high school during sophomore year, Daniel returned to school and completed his degree. He's now a graduate student at Harvard University.

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Washington Week | March 16, 2012

The killing of 16 civilians in Afghanistan, allegedly by a U.S. soldier, has further strained the relationship between the two countries. Plus, Rick Santorum won big in the South, yet Mitt Romney scored more delegates. And President Obama's re-election campaign is in full swing. Joining Gwen: Martha Raddatz, ABC News; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics; Karen Tumulty, The Washington Post.

Washington Week | March 16, 2012
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PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Helicopter Crash Near Kabul Kills Turkish Troops

In other news Friday, a Turkish military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and two children on the ground. Also, a former Rutgers student was convicted of intimidating and violating the privacy of his gay roommate who later killed himself.

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NHPTV Specials | UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Summer Farmers Markets

A talk about the role of local farmers markets in the summer, and the diversity of products sold there.

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Need to Know | Unemployment in the Inner City: What's the Solution?

Deborah Simmons of The Washington Times and Algernon Austin of the Economic Policy Institute discuss possible solutions for the unemployment crisis in inner cities.

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Need to Know | Unemployment in the Inner City: What's the Solution?

Lidia Celebrates America | Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New Preview

Weddings: Something Borrowed, Something New airs Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 8pm ET.

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PBS NewsHour | Shields, Brooks on Gas Prices, March Madness

Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks weigh in on how much the president can really help lower gas prices, and jump into March Madness.

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PBS NewsHour | Crocker: Afghan Killings Were 'Horrific, Shocking Murders'

In an interview amid escalating U.S-Afghan tensions in the wake of Quran burnings and a civilian massacre allegedly at the hands of a U.S. soldier, Jeffrey Brown and the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, discuss the killings and President Karzai's demand to President Obama that U.S. forces be pulled from rural areas.

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Peter Paul and Mary (reminder!)

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PBS NewsHour | Ryan Crocker on Leaked Cable About Pakistani Safe Havens

U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker said safe havens for extremists in Pakistan "present a real threat" to Afghan civilians, U.S. forces and Pakistan itself.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | William Galston on Just War Ethics and Syria

Does the US have a duty to act? Is it possible to somehow intervene in Syria and still do more good than harm? "Nothing is certain in human affairs," says William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a political and moral philosopher. Watch managing editor and guest host Kim Lawton's conversation with him.

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Friday, March 16, 2012

To The Contrary | March 16, 2012

The Arizona legislature hears two bills that would limit women's access to contraception and prenatal testing results, a new documentary, 'Bully,' is rated 'R,' and one Michigan teen hopes to change that, in this election year, a new initiative seeks to get more women involved in all levels of politics and from all backgrounds.

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Washington Week | Political Landscape: Illinois

A look at the GOP candidates' strategies and campaigns in Illinois: How are local officials getting involved in the race? What issues are coming up as the candidates campaign? How organized are the candidates' on the ground? Springfields WSEC Capitol View moderator Jamey Dunn explores the race with local reporters Chris Wetterrich of The State Journal-Register & Mike Riopell of The Daily Herald.

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Need to Know | Fri., March 16, 2012

Scott Simon returns to Baltimore to see how the chronically unemployed are faring, and a Vietnamese-American essayist discusses bridging the racial divide in Philadelphia.

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PBS NewsHour | Conversation: Singer Ruthie Foster

Singer Ruthie Foster has roots that hark back to gospel and funk.. She sang in her church back home in Texas and later on as part of a funk bank during a stint in the Navy. But her work is becoming increasingly known for her recordings and performances of blues and folk music.

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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | Celtic Spirituality

When the pagan Celts of Ireland were converted to Christianity by St. Patrick in the 5th century, they brought with them their love of nature and friendship and their awareness of the sacred in all the most ordinary parts of life.

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To The Contrary | TTC Extra: New Face of MAC Cosmetics is 90 Years Old!

The new face of MAC Cosmetics, Iris Apfel, is 90 years old.

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Need to Know | The Corner, Revisited

Scott Simon returns to the inner city community in Baltimore that he first visited last fall to see if recent improvements in the economy are improving the lot of chronically under-employed and unemployed young African-American men there.

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NHPTV Specials | UNH-COLSA/Tuttle series | Winter Farmers Markets

A talk about the role of local farmers markets in the winter, and the diversity of products sold there.

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PBS NewsHour | Fictional Thriller Tackles Dangers of High-Frequency Trading

Part of his series on Making $ense of financial news, economics correspondent Paul Solman spoke with author Robert Harris whose fictional take on Wall Street, "The Fear Index," stresses the dangers of algorithm-driven, high-frequency trading.

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Time Team America | Identifying Buried Features with Magnetometry

Magnetometry is a type of surveying used in archeology to map the variation of the earth's magnetic field across a site. Geophysicist Meg Watters explains a few of the techniques used in Magnetometry to identify buried features.

Time Team America | Identifying Buried Features with Magnetometry
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PBS NewsHour | Afghanistan's Karzai to U.S. Troops: Leave Our Villages

The U.S. mission in Afghanistan ran into more trouble Thursday as President Hamid Karzai announced he wants American forces to leave Afghan villages and immediately pull back to their bases in the wake of last weekend's civilian killings, allegedly at the hands of a U.S. soldier. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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PBS NewsHour | Campaigns Have Discipline Online, but Can't Control Facebook

As part of our ongoing series on social media this election season, Ray Suarez and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of the Daily Download discuss how President Obama's campaign documentary bypasses traditional television advertising and how Facebook groups spring up to support and oppose political candidates.

PBS NewsHour | Campaigns Have Discipline Online, but Can
PBS NewsHour | Campaigns Have Discipline Online, but Can't Control Facebook

PBS NewsHour | News Wrap: Pro-Assad Rally Marks Anniversary of Uprising

In other news Thursday, large crowds rallied in Syria's capital on the first anniversary of the country's uprising in a show of support for President Assad's government. Also, the U.S. Agriculture Department will let schools opt out of using a ground beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by its critics.

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PBS NewsHour | After GS Resignation, Assessing Wall Street's 'Moral Fiber'

Wall Street was abuzz after Wednesday's very public resignation by a Goldman Sachs executive -- a New York Times op-ed piece taking issue with its business practices. Judy Woodruff discusses recent criticism of Wall Street culture with Georgetown University's James Angel and the University of Maryland's Michael Greenberger.

PBS NewsHour | After GS Resignation, Assessing Wall Street
PBS NewsHour | After GS Resignation, Assessing Wall Street's 'Moral Fiber'

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 15, 2012

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.

PBS NewsHour | Thursday, March 15, 2012
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Celtic Thunder Social!

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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Celtic Thunder Social!

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